Talk Abstract: Building products with data. Facebook has a very scientific approach to building products, with data being a key component in all the different stages of product development. In this talk, Michele will explore some of the unique challenges that Data Engineers and Data Scientists at Facebook deal with, and what makes the Facebook approach of product development scale; from a cultural technological and organisational perspective.
Bio: Michele is a Data Engineer on Ads Solutions at Facebook London, supporting multiple product teams in building data foundations and making the product development data-driven. Shortly after his graduation from his Software Engineering studies in Italy, Michele realised that he has a very strong passion for managing data at scale. Michele joined Facebook London about 1.5 years ago, after various Data Engineering roles in the due diligence and automotive businesses. In his free time, Michele is most likely to be either skiing, traveling the world, or enjoying a sci-fi novel.