SPEAKER 2018 - TECHNICAL DAY
Vitaliy Kulikov (USA)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Staff Software Engineer at Pinterest
LinkedIn

Topic: "Embedding-Based Search and Recommendations"
Vitaliy is three times an MIT graduate, an ex-Microsoftie, and twice
an ex-Googler.

Working experience:
2004-2005 - Software Engineer (Microsoft)

2005-2006 - Software Engineer (Google)
Data Mining and Analysis
Provided Google leadership with data to make strategically-important decisions, including acquisition of YouTube in 2006.


2006-2010 - Software Engineer (Google)
Android, Google Book Reader, Google Book Search (Metadata Clustering)
Independently designed and implemented all aspects of a distributed real-time audio-identification system: EZ Music.
Secured support from Marissa Mayer.

2010-2011 - Founder at (Nole)
Semantic-search start-up. Acquired by Google Inc.

2011-2013 - Senior Software Engineer (Google)
2013-2016 - Founder at SKIA

He is a serial entrepreneur and a recipient of the
prestigious Google Founders' Award.
Vitaliy is currently at Pinterest, working on embedding-based search solutions and everything LSH. He is a Ukrainian too!