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Israeli Gamechangers: Kira Radinsky | RI Israel Collaborative | District Hall Providence | RI
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Israeli Gamechangers: Kira Radinsky | RI Israel Collaborative | District Hall Providence | RI

Connect with us: https://districthallprovidence.org Rhode Island Israel Collaborative: https://www.theriic.org/ Our next Israeli Gamechanger is Dr. Kira Radinsky is the director of data science at eBay, where they are building the next generation predictive data mining, deep learning and natural language processing solutions that will transform eCommerce. Previously, she co-founded SalesPredict, one of the fast-growing companies in Israel, with global presence and sales, which was acquired by eBay in 2016. Kira writes about the application of Predictive Analytics both for general good (Predictive Analytics Blog) and in business (HBR articles). She remains involved in research activities including: publishing work, organizing workshops and tutorials, and speaking at the world's leading data mining conferences, WWW, SIGIR, AAAI and WSDM among others, and serves as a visiting Professor at the Technion. Kira Radinsky is interviewed by Dr. Megan Raney. Dr. Ranney is an emergency physician, researcher, and national advocate for innovative approaches to public health. She holds the Warren Alpert Endowed Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University and is Founding Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health. Dr. Ranney’s research focus is on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions to prevent violence and mental illness. She has had continuous external funding from federal and foundation grants for over a decade, with over 120 peer-reviewed publications.

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