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Xavier Dupré

Senior Engineer at Microsoft

Biography

Graduated in 1999 from the ENSAE and doctor in 2004, Xavier Dupré began his career at A2iA, a company specialized in automatic reading of cheques and handwriting recognition.
After a short passage in finance, he joined Yahoo in 2008 to work on search query rewriting problems by implementing statistical algorithms designed for all languages.

In 2010, Xavier joined Microsoft to participate in the local search engine. He contributed to the partnership between PagesJaunes and Bing.
Xavier continues to work on very large scale problems for Microsoft’s search engine.

Meanwhile, Xavier Dupré have been teaching programming since 2001 at the ENSAE, the courses have expanded in 2014 to machine learning and technologies associated to big data.
More recently, Xavier started to explore ways to introduce programming to children through "coding snacks".

Related Sessions

Session Name Date Time
Microsoft 06 NOV 2015 05:00pm - 05:30pm