Staff ML Lead at Criteo (since January 2015)

I lead the machine learning team for product recommendation at Criteo.

Previously I worked as a researcher and engineer at MIT and Thales, with a focus on computer vision, robotics, and self-driving cars.

Google scholar profile

I blog on Medium and on @olivkoch

Contact: olivier@olivierkoch.org

Recent/upcoming talks

Recommendation for new users, RecSys London Meetup, Nov 8th 2018
A summary of RecSys: Recommender Systems that Care, October 2018
Material of my class on Recommendation the Data Science Summer School at Ecole Polytechnique in June 2018. [github]
2nd Recommender Meetup, London, Sept 20, 2017 [slides]
ICML workshop on online advertising, New York, May 2016 [slides]
Tektos Data Meetup, Paris, June 2016 [slides]
Rythm Meetup, Paris, June 2016 [slides]
MIT Machine learning Tea, September 2015

Publications

[1] ICRA 2010, Olivier Koch, Matthew R. Walter, Albert S. Huang, and Seth Teller, Ground robot navigation using uncalibrated cameras, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, AK, May 2010 PDF

[2] ICCV 2009, Olivier Koch, Seth Teller, Body-relative navigation using uncalibrated cameras, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision(ICCV), Kyoto, Japan, October 2009 PDF

[3] IJFR 2008, Leonard et al., A Perception Driven Autonomous Urban Robot, International Journal of Field Robotics, 25, 10:727—774, 2008 PDF

[4] CVPR 2007, Olivier Koch, Seth Teller, Wide-area egomotion estimation from known 3D structure, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition(CVPR), Minneapolis, MN, June 2007 PDF