Guy Lebanon

Guy Lebanon is a director at Amazon where he leads Search-Lab, an innovation center that explores big bets for improving Amazon’s search experience. Previously, he was a director at Netflix where he lead its homepage personalization efforts including its well known movie recommendation system. Before that he was a tenured professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and had science and engineering management positions at Amazon and LinkedIn. Guy published several books and over 70 refereed articles in machine learning, and received a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University. He chaired the 2015 AI & Statistics conference and the 2012 ACM CIKM conference and was an action editor of Journal of Machine Learning Research during 2013-2017. He won first place in the PASCAL image segmentation competition three times, and received the NSF CAREER Award, the WWW best student paper award, the ICML best paper runner-up award, the Yahoo Faculty Research and Engagement Award, and is a Siebel Scholar.

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  • D. Agarwal, B.-C. Chen, Q. He, Z. Hua, G. Lebanon, Y. Ma, P. Shivaswamy, H.-P. Tseng, J. Yang and L. Zhang. Personalizing LinkedIn Feed. Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) 2015.
  • S. Kim, J. Lee, G. Lebanon and H. Park. Estimating Temporal Dynamics of Human Emotions. Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2015.
  • S. Kim, J. Lee, G. Lebanon and H. Park. Local Context Sparse Coding. Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2015.

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