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Speaker Profile: Levi, Thomas

Thomas Levi is Senior Data Scientist at PlentyOfFish. Tommy started out with a doctorate in Theoretical Physics and String Theory from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. His post-doctoral studies in cosmology and string theory, where he wrote 19 papers garnering 600+ citations, then took him to NYU and finally UBC.  In 2012, his career singularity moment happened, and Tommy took on the role of Senior Data Scientist at POF, analyzing their billions of rows of data as part of a 5 person research team studded with PhDs in Physics, Computer Science and Machine Learning. The rapid pace at POF has meant that in the past year Tommy has also been involved in projects as diverse as scam detection, Bot detection, matching algorithms and lexical processing.