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Instant and Personal: Searching Your Network at LinkedIn


LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 433 million members, and Search products enable members to navigate and explore this network. In this talk I will give an overview of the Instant Search experience and how we use Machine Learning to deliver personalized results as the query is typed.


Shakhina Pulatova is a product management leader whose passion lies at the intersection of product management and data science. Throughout her career she launched numerous innovative products deeply rooted in Search, Machine Learning, NLP, predictive analytics and recommendation systems. Currently, Shakhina is a Search and Discovery product lead at LinkedIn. Previously, she led the Discovery product team at Eventbrite focusing on Search, recommendation and personalization initiatives, and drove Machine Translation, paid search optimization and experimentation solutions at eBay. Shakhina holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science specializing in data mining.