Eui-Hong (Sam) Han

Dir of Data Science & AI
The Washington Post

Eui-Hong (Sam) Han is the Director, Data Science & AI at The Washington Post. Sam is an experienced practitioner of data mining and machine learning. He has in-depth understanding of analytics technologies and has experience of successfully applying these technologies to solve real business problems. At the Washington Post, he is leading a team to build an infrastructure, tools, and services to provide personalized experience to customers, to empower newsroom with data for better decisions, and to provide targeted advertising capability. Prior to joining The Washington Post, he led Big Data practice at Persistent Systems, started Machine Learning Group at Sears Holdings Online Business Unit, and worked for a data mining startup company. His expertise includes data mining, machine learning, information retrieval, and high-performance computing. He holds PhD in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota.

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