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about.

I am currently Director of Machine Learning at Twilio, where I work at the intersection of technology & product to bring AI powered products to market. I was previously CEO & founder of Vai Technologies, which was acquired by Twilio.

I also angel invest in early-stage startups. Whether or not I am investor, I enjoy helping founders where I can.

In a past life, I was active in the academic community working at the intersection of Deep Learning and High Energy Particle Physics. I held appointments at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), SLAC, and CERN. A somewhat-complete list of my publications can be found on my Google Scholar.

I earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Yale University and an M.S. in Computational Mathematics from Stanford University.

Organizational services

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Interests.

A subset of things I like to build, tinker with, and research

Deep Learning

I design novel deep architectures, particularly for NLP and sometime CV. I'm interested in end-to-end learning from characters. I also like thinking about cloud deployment strategies for DL. I like Keras, but sometimes I pretend I understand TF.

Recommender Systems

I spend a lot of time thinking about how to make recommender systems better. I've been experimenting with some end-to-end approaches, but I mostly spend time automating subsets of the collaborative + content driven pipeline

Infrastructure

Machine learning is great in a vacuum, but it looses real-world oomf when your brilliant models are confined to an Jupyter Notebook. I use Docker + Vagrant for my deployments.

Predictive Analytics

More generically, we extract insights from data that you've collected. Even if you don't have a specific goal in mind, we can help you find insights you never knew were there.

contact.

I am on Twitter (@lukede0), GitHub (/lukedeo), and LinkedIn (/in/lukedeo).

I'm reachable by e-mail at lukedeo@ldo.io