Software Design Engineer
November 2002 to May 2010
Staff Software Engineer
Member of Technical Staff
May 2010 to May 2011
San Francisco Bay Area
Senior Engineering Manager / Principal Data Scientist
May 2011 to March 2018
San Francisco Bay Area
What company does Zoheb Vacheri work for?
Zoheb Vacheri works for Microsoft
What is Zoheb Vacheri's role at Microsoft?
Zoheb Vacheri is Software Design Engineer
What industry does Zoheb Vacheri work in?
Zoheb Vacheri works in the Computer Software industry.
Software Design Engineer @ Microsoft From November 2002 to May 2010 (7 years 7 months) Staff Software Engineer @ Google Machine Learning @Ads Mountain ViewMember of Technical Staff @ Kosmix Worked on KCS. The Kosmix categorization Service for entity extraction. From May 2010 to May 2011 (1 year 1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Engineering Manager / Principal Data Scientist @ @Walmartlabs Leading, managing and hiring for the data science team building the item recommendations system for Walmart.com. Item recommendationson Walmart currently drive XX% of the revenue on the site, approx X*100M$ per annum. Increased the share of purchasesvia recommendations from the original 9% (driven by RichRelevance) to current levels.• Designed and implemented the entire machine learning pipeline used by the item recommendation platform. Initially, I was theprimary scientist working on item recommendations for Walmart.com item pages. Built and delivered data driven predictive modelsfor recommending items to walmart users based on historical user activity – activity logs are in the order of a petabyte compressed;these models created a revenue lift to the tune of X*100M$ per annum as indicated by A/B tests.• Managed related projects such as item clustering, product feature extraction, sequential purchases, automated product bundling,cold start recommendations, easy reorder, grocery recommendations, personalized recommendations, latent space representationsfor items etc.• Designated interviewer at Kosmix and WalmartLabs to flag top talent; One of the core interviewers who built up the Walmartlabsteam on inception after the acquisition of Kosmix. Approved most of the hires for our group (over 200 interviews conducted) that wenton to form WalmartLabs. Designated interviewer for building out the initial set of teams to jump start WalmartLabs Bangalore.• Rearchitected and rewrote from scratch – Muppet/mupd8 - The Kosmix real time distributed fault tolerant map-reduce framework.Improved through put by at least 25X and greatly improving stability and reliabilityof the System. Invented and patented novel queuing techniques, completely rearchitected the scheduler to eliminate process starvation,implement robust fault tolerant in memory backing store using consistent hashing. Moved to a 100% async IO implementation.Published in VLDB 2012. From May 2011 to March 2018 (6 years 11 months) San Francisco Bay Area
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
5 year(s), 2 month(s)
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