In today’s age, we see a tremendous rise in logistics businesses like ride sharing, food/grocery delivery etc. If you have ever used Uber you might know how simple the process is –just press a button, set the pickup location, request a car and go for a ride. The process is simple but there is a lot going on behind the scenes. The secret sauce behind growth and efficiency in these new age businesses is Artificial Intelligence. From deciding on which driver to dispatch to surge pricing, detecting fake riders/drivers to autonomous driving every thing is based on AI. Come and learn how to leverage AI to solve complex logistics problems.
Ankit currently works as a Data Scientist at Uber where his primary focus is on forecasting and self driving car's business problems.Prior to that, he has worked in a variety of data science roles at Runnr, Facebook, BofA and Clearslide. While at Facebook, he contributed to popular products like “Pages You May Like” and FB Games.Outside of his job, Ankit has a keen interest in teaching data science and has mentored over 300 students on data science.
Uber Technologies Inc. is an American technology company headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States, operating in 633 cities worldwide. It develops, markets and operates the Uber car transportation and food delivery mobile apps.