Analytics Goes Abroad @ California and Vienna on Tue 16th June, 2020

Helsinki Data Science Meetup will hold its events online until its safe to bring the data science community of Helsinki together in the physical space.

However, that also means that we are able to invite presenters and viewers from abroad. Our speakers will be presenting from Netflix and Verizon Media/Yahoo in California, USA, and from in Vienna, Austria. As this is an open online event, let the world know and share the registration link with your global network.

The webinar will start at 6pm Eastern European Time (Helsinki Time) on Tuesday June 16th.


  • Welcome, Ulla Kruhse-Lehtonen, DAIN Studios
  • Synthetic Data for Big Data Privacy, Michael Platzer, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer,
  • Data and Machine Learning at Yahoo: Past, present, future, Taneli Mielikäinen, Distinguished Engineer / Senior Director, Verizon Media/Yahoo
  • More Data Science, Less Engineering with Metaflow, Ville Tuulos, Manager, Machine Learning Infrastructure, Netflix

The format of the online event will be so that each speaker gives a 30 minute presentation, followed by about 10 minutes of questions and answers. The link to enter the online event will be released a few days before the event to those that registered.

Update: Registeration closed.

Register on this Eventbrite link is an Austrian based high-tech startup that has developed game-changing AI technology for synthetic data. Their solutions enable organizations across the world and across industries to safely share big data assets, internally as well as externally, while keeping the privacy of their customers fully protected. This breakthrough in data protection is made possible by leveraging generative deep neural networks that extract patterns, structures and variations from existing data to generate highly realistic & highly accurate synthetic customers.

Verizon Media is a division of Verizon Communications that focuses on media and online business. They host brands like Yahoo, HuffPost and TechCrunch. Verizon Media transforms how people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact.

Netflix is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. The company’s primary business is its subscription-based streaming service which offers online streaming of a library of films and television programs, including those produced in-house.