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Vijay Bharadwaj

Director of Product Innovation - Personalization Algorithms @ Netflix

VP Product Innovation - Algorithms at Netflix

Belmont, California, United States

Ranked #873 out of 17,460 for Director of Product Innovation - Personalization Algorithms in California

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Netflix

Director of Product Innovation - Personalization Algorithms

November 2013 to Present

San Francisco Bay Area

Netflix

Manager - Algorithms & Analytics for Product Development

June 2012 to September 2013

San Francisco Bay Area

Netflix

Senior Data Scientist

February 2011 to June 2012

Los Gatos CA

Vijay Bharadwaj's Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

Operations Research (Stochastic Optimization)

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering (Operations Management)

Vidya Mandir

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* Direct research and product development initiatives relating to personalization algorithms at Netflix. * * Set priorities for engineering teams working on recommendations

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Product leader at Netflix directing research and development on recommender/personalization algorithms.Director of Product Innovation - Personalization Algorithms @ * Direct research and product development initiatives relating to personalization algorithms at Netflix. * * Set priorities for engineering teams working on recommendations From November 2013 to Present (2 years) San Francisco Bay AreaManager - Algorithms & Analytics for Product Development @ Manage a team of data scientists working on a range of problems for improving to the Netflix content discovery and personalization systems. Working on * Recommender/similarity systems - Mixture models - Matrix Factorization * Estimation - Elastic Net and other regularized regression - Support Vector Machines - Generative models (EM) From June 2012 to September 2013 (1 year 4 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Data Scientist @ Advanced Analytics for Product Development. Recommendation and similarity systems. Predictive modeling. From February 2011 to June 2012 (1 year 5 months) Los Gatos CASenior Manager (Analytics & Modeling) @ * Worked on the quantification of unmet demand in the Yahoo! Right Media auction marketplace for ad impressions in order to predict the occurrence of spikes in impression prices. * Technical lead on multiple ad-hoc analyses using data to answer business questions. From October 2010 to February 2011 (5 months) Manager (Analytics & Modeling) @ * In conjunction with researchers at Yahoo! Labs, developed an efficient algorithm to solve a large-scale network-optimization problem for allocating ad impressions to booked contracts in Yahoo’s guaranteed display advertising business. Won a “Yahoo! Superstar” award for my contribution to this effort. * Formulated and prototyped a maximum entropy low-rank regression model for pricing contracts in Yahoo’s guaranteed display advertising business. * Implemented a tool using Perl and R to predict the prices in Right Media auction market that is being used to price volume discounts for guaranteed contracts. This tool uses time-series prediction of the supply of ad-impressions along with a ridge- regression model linking the prices to the supply. From March 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 8 months) Technical Business Analyst @ * Created custom models for forecasting inventory of ad impressions for Yahoo’s owned and operated sites. * Implemented a decision-tree model in R to optimize the process that funnels ad impressions from Yahoo’s legacy ad serving systems to the Right Media marketplace. From November 2007 to March 2009 (1 year 5 months) Lead Revenue Management Scientist @ Worked on a lightweight price recommendation engine to be deployed on local reservation systems of small franchise hotels. From July 2007 to November 2007 (5 months) Senior Operation Research Analyst @ * Jointly developed an inventory-planning model to tie yearly transaction targets to operations planning. I contributed a module (written in SAS and XpressMP) for forecast disaggregation that integrated observed historical trends with judgment-based forecasts. * Implemented an integer-programming based tool for compression of pricing tables in the RCI reservation system. This tool enabled greater pricing accuracy and saved the company expensive CPU cycles in a legacy mainframe machine. From August 2005 to July 2007 (2 years) Vijay Bharadwaj is skilled in: R, Matlab / Octave, ExpressMP, SQL on MySQL/Oracle, Hadoop (PIG/Hive), C/C++, Java, Optimization, Python, Perl, Statistical Modeling, Topic Models, Optimizations, Conceptual Modeling, Hadoop, Predictive Modeling, Algorithms, Machine Learning, Analytics, Analysis


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