events Articles

  • womenconnect1

    Open Sourcing Our WomenConnect Event Framework

    November 21, 2017

    Co-authors: Ya Xu, Liz Morgan, and Thogori Karago Relationships matter, but to build them, you need to first make the right connections. Just over two and a half years ago, we started our WomenConnect events to provide an intimate space for women who work in technology to come together to build meaningful relationships and share best practices. Since then, we’ve...

  • sparksummit2

    Spark Summit 2017: Research, Open Source, and Community

    June 2, 2017

    Next Tuesday marks the start of the Spark Summit Conference in San Francisco. This year, LinkedIn engineers and data scientists are presenting four separate talks at the conference, and we’ll be hosting a meetup at our San Francisco office on the final day. All of this is an indication of the significant impact that Apache Spark has had on the way people process...

  • researchexcellence

    Celebrating Research Excellence at LinkedIn

    May 16, 2017

    At LinkedIn, our data scientists and researchers have the opportunity to work with massive amounts of data, solve real problems for our members around the world, and publish at major conferences. They work to improve the relevance of our products, contribute to the open source community, and routinely produce outstanding research. If you’re a regular reader of...

  • ghcresearch1

    Workplace Bias and User Research at Grace Hopper...

    December 7, 2016

    Coauthors: Elysa Stein, Julie Norvaisas “Oh, I can tell you stories! Age and gender bias. Sexual harassment is still so common. We’ve...

  • GHC1

    LinkedIn Women in Tech at GHC 2016

    November 7, 2016

    A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join my peers from LinkedIn’s Women in Tech team at this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of...

  • BayLearn1

    BayLearn 2016 Brings Machine Learning Researchers, Industry...

    October 3, 2016

    This Thursday, LinkedIn’s Sunnyvale office has the privilege of hosting BayLearn 2016, an annual gathering of machine learning...