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How Pinterest Toronto is Applying AI to Online Shopping

3 pm - 4 pm

Patrick Halina, the tech lead of Pinterest's Shopping Content Mining team in the Toronto office, will talk on how they apply AI to extract product information about Pins across the Pinterest Platform.

Prior to working at Pinterest, Patrick led the ML Engineering team at Zynga and worked on the ML Marketing platform at Amazon. He graduated from the University of Toronto with an undergrad in Computer Engineering and a Master's in Statistics.

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Patrick Halina

Tech Lead, Pinterest

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Pinterest

Pinterest is an image sharing and social media service designed to enable saving and discovery of information on the internet using images and, on a smaller scale, animated GIFs and videos, in the form of pinboards.

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