Speaker: Kunal Shah
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ML Platform Engineering Manager @DoorDash, Previously ML Platforms & Data Engineering frameworks @Airbnb & @YouTube
Kunal Shah is an ML Platform Engineering Manager at Doordash focusing on building a feature engineering platform. Over the last year he has launched declarative frameworks for both batch and real time feature development, accelerating the development lifecycle by over 2x. Previously, he has worked on ML Platforms and Data Engineering frameworks at Airbnb and YouTube. He finished his Compute Science undergraduate at IIT Bombay, and holds a Masters in Data Science from UC Berkeley.
At Doordash, the last year has seen a surge in applications of machine learning to various product verticals in our growing business. However, with this growth, our data scientists have had increasing bottlenecks in their development cycle because of our existing feature engineering process.