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SmartNews Online Meetup #7

SmartNews Recommendation Systems Explained

12:00 - 13:00 (JST)

SmartNews will hold an online meetup on May 29th (Fri, JST)! Our ML engineers (in Tokyo, SF, and Shanghai) will talk about How News, Ads, and Push notifications are personalized in SmartNews on Zoom. Please join the meetup!

This event will be conducted in English.
Looking forward to seeing you all.


Shun Yao

Machine Learning Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer in SmartNews San Francisco Office since 2018. He has a B.S. degree from UC Berkeley and a M.S. degree from Carnegie Mellon University. In his pastime, he enjoys golfing and sauna.

Derick Anderson

Machine Learning Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer in News Ranking team at SmartNews’ Tokyo office for about a year, working on (among other things) US local news and search. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University, in Boston Massachusetts.

Yonghui Feng

Machine Learning Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer in Ads Ranking team at SmartNews Shanghai Office, working mainly on ads CTR/CVR prediction models. He has an Engineer’s Degree from Institut Mines-Télécom, in France. He likes outdoor activities.


If the purpose of participation is judged to be inappropriate, the management may cancel the participation.
In order to make our sessions as in-depth as possible, we ask that you refrain from posting the content of the sessions on social networking sites (but you are welcome to post your thoughts!).
The event will be recorded, but please be assured that it will only be viewed within the company and will not be shared with outside parties.

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