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    I am Director of Engineering, AI at LinkedIn, the largest professional network.

    Until very recently, I was Director of Data Science and Machine Learning at Etsy.

    In addition to these roles, as an industrial researcher, I have published papers in all major international conferences in data mining and applied machine learning including SIGIR, WWW, KDD, CIKM, AAAI, WSDM, RecSys and ICML with more than 3,400 citations (H-index: 19), winning WWW 2011 Best Poster Paper Award, WSDM 2013 Best Paper Nominated and RecSys 2014 Best Paper Award, serving as program committee members in KDD, WWW, SIGIR, WSDM, AAAI, EMNLP, ICWSM, ACL, CIKM, IJCAI as well as several workshops. In addition, I am on the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Big Data and constantly review articles in most prestigious journals such as DMKD, TKDD, TIST, TOIS, and TKDE. I have co-organized User Engagement Optimization Workshop at CIKM 2013 and at KDD 2014, as well as DAPA: The Workshop on Deep Matching in Practical Applications at WSDM 2019.