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Biography

Sadik Kapadia is a veteran of the machine learning world. In the late 1980s, early 1990s he made major contributions to the venerable HTK speech recognition toolkit which has won many DARPA trials. His recent work includes writing the production recommendations systems at Netflix which are publically acknowledged to be worth in excess of $500 million/year. In a testament to it's quality that even after 4 years of trying Netflix has not been able to improve them.

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