Staff Research Scientist at Google.

Research on Machine Learning for Recommender Systems.

I’m also the author of kernlab, a fairly popular open source Machine Learning package for R.

Used to teach courses on “Deep Learning” and “Computational Machine Learningat the Graduate School of Economics Masters Course in Data Science in Barcelona and at the GSE Data Science Summer School.Screen Shot 2016-06-13 at 09.46.37l-cBrf_6

Received my PhD in Machine Learning from the Vienna University of Technology, while also being a frequent visitor at the Statistical Machine Learning group at NICTA in Canberra, Australia.