Director of Core Machine Learning, Facebook
Hussein is Director of the Core Machine Learning group at Facebook. His team focuses on building state of the art ML/AI Platforms combined with applied research in event prediction and text understanding. We work closely with product teams in Ads, Feed, Search, Instagram and others to improve their user experiences.
In 2012, I joined Facebook as the original developer on the Ads ML platform. That quickly developed into a Facebook wide platform serving more than 30+ teams. Prior to Facebook, I worked at Microsoft on Search query alterations and suggestions in Bing and on communication technologies in Lync. I hold a masters degree in Speech Recognition from the University of Cambridge, UK where I worked on noise robustness modeling.
Hussein’s interests include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Large Scale Learning, Event prediction, AI platforms and Text Understanding.