About Vasilis Vryniotis

Hi, my name is Vasilis Vryniotis, I'm a Data Scientist, a Software Engineer and author of Datumbox Machine Learning Framework and a proud geek. Check out my detailed CV or my LinkedIn profile for more information.

Here are few things about me:

Currently I work as a Head of Data Science for Expedia.com, the leading online travel company. Before that I have worked for companies such as King.com, Microsoft & Mozaik.com and I have co-founded WebSEOAnalytics.com.

I have an MSc in Machine Learning from Imperial College London, an MSc in Statistics and an MBA from Athens University of Economics and Business and a BSc in Computer Science from University of Piraeus.

I am particularly interested in Machine Learning; both in its mathematical foundations and its applications. I specialize in building complex Machine Learning Frameworks & Pipelines, developing custom Statistical Models & Algorithms and performing Data Modeling. Moreover I have experience in working in the areas of Natural Language Processing, Recommender Systems, Learn-to-Rank and Real-Time Bidding.

In my spare time I develop the Datumbox Machine Learning Framework and in this Blog I publish from time to time articles about Machine Learning, Statistics and other interesting topics from the areas of Software Development and Online Marketing. Feel free to post your comments and connect with me via LinkedIn or follow me on Twitter.

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Here are my most recent posts:

What is Machine Learning?

What is Machine Learning?

Machine Learning is a fascinating era. It is when Computer Science joins forces with the Statistical Science and magical things popup. Why is that? Because by applying knowledge from both fields you are able to analyze a large amount of information, detect patterns, predict future outcomes and extract knowledge. If I am to give a […]

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Extending CakePHP’s CacheHelper to use Cache Engines

Extending CakePHP’s CacheHelper to use Cache Engines

CakePHP is an MVC PHP framework which can make your life easier and your development several times faster. Despite the fact that it is considered a relatively slow framework, it comes with a large number of Cache Engines (FileCache, ApcCache, Wincache, XcacheEngine, MemcacheEngine and¬†RedisEngine)¬†which can help you improve the speed of your website or PHP […]

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