Arize:Observe – Redesigning Etsy’s Machine Learning Platform

Etsy uses ML models to create personalized experiences for millions of buyers around the world with state-of-the-art search, ads, and recommendations. Behind that success is an ML platform that was recently rebuilt from the ground up to better help ML practitioners better prototype, train, and deploy ML models at scale. In this talk, Kyle Gallatin — Etsy’s Machine Learning Platform Software Engineer, and Rob Miles -- Senior Engineering Manager at Etsy will discuss the design principles, implementation, and challenges of building Etsy’s next generation ML platform.


Kyle Gallatin

Kyle Gallatin

Software Engineer, ML Platform, Etsy

Kyle Gallatin is currently a software engineer on the machine learning platform team at Etsy. In this role, Kyle is redesigning existing ML systems with a focus on ML model training, real-time model serving, MLOps processes, and model governance. Kyle spends his free time teaching and volunteering within the ML space. He also writes articles for technical publications on ML engineering, MLOps, and infrastructure.

Rob Miles

Rob Miles

Sr Engineering Manager, Etsy

Rob leads the Machine Learning Platform team at Etsy. He has a background in platform and enterprise software development and his passion is building high-performing engineering teams.

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