Speaker: Ritesh Madan

VP Engineering @celect

Ritesh leads the Engineering team at Celect. His team is responsible for building the pDB (predictive Database) platform that provides a database like abstraction to enable predictive queries and machine learning at scale. The pDB platform powers Celect's predictive analytic applications across the two main verticals at Celect: omni-channel retail and federal intelligence. Prior to Celect, Ritesh has led enterprise grade wireless networking products at Cisco, Accelera (now PlumeWifi), and Qualcomm. He has published extensively in optimization, machine learning, and wireless networking, and is a co-inventor on 65 patents. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford and a BS from IIT Bombay, all in Electrical Engineering.

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  • Groking Timeseries & Sequential Data

    Techniques, practices, and approaches, including image recognition, NLP, predictions, & modeling.

  • Deep Learning in Practice

    Deep learning lessons using Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, Caffe including use cases on machine translation, computer vision, & image recogition.

  • AI Meets the Physical World

    Where AI touches the physical world, think drones, ROS, NVidia, TPU and more.

  • Papers to Production: CS in the Real World

    Groundbreaking papers make real world impact.

  • Solving Software Engineering Problems with Machine Learning

    Anomaly detection, ML in IDE's, bayesian optimization for config. Machine Learning techniques for more effective software engineering.

  • Predictive Architectures in the Real World

    Case Study focused look at end to end predictive pipelines from places like Salesforce, Uber, Linkedin, & Netflix.