A9 Info Session

A9 Info Session<br>Speaker:&nbsp;<li>James Sun – Data Sciences Engineer, Advertising Technology</li><li>Minghua (Omar) Guo – Software Development Engineer, Visual Search &amp; Mobile Innovation</li>Date : January 31, 2018<br>Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm<br>Location: Gates Building, Room 104<br>Dinner will be served!&nbsp;<br><br>Stanford students and invited guests only<br><br>Please RSVP via<a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fapp.joinhandshake.com%2Fevent... target="_blank">&nbsp;</a><a href="https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/123089">https://app.joinhandshake.c..., an Amazon company, creates powerful, customer-focused search and advertising solutions and technologies. During our info session, our team will discuss the complex tasks of building a high-scale search engine and developing an online advertising platform. We'll also talk about what it's like working at A9 and answer any questions you have about developing world-class Amazon scale technology.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br>BIOS:<br><li><b>James Sun</b>&nbsp;is a Data Science Engineer on the forecasting team in Advertising Technology at A9. He interned with the same team in 2016 while pursuing a master's degree in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University before joining full-time the following year. He has been working on models and tools to help advertisers plan bidding strategies for online ad auctions. In his free time, he enjoys eating, playing tennis, and watching tv. He also runs and supports the train-wreck that is the Chicago Bulls, though his happiness whilst doing either is usually non-existent.&nbsp;</li><li><b>Minghua (Omar) Guo</b>&nbsp;is currently an engineer on the Visual Search Platform team, a team that helps customers search for products using images instead of text. He works on developing and maintaining the team's distributed image matching product. He also builds tools to support quality analysis and surpervised learning based on the visual search results. He interned with A9 in January 2015 and joined full time upon graduating from the University of Waterloo in November 2015. Outside of work he enjoys fighting crime.&nbsp;</li>

Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
location: 
Gates Computer Science, 353 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA