Conference Speaker 2021

David Freeman

​​Anti-Abuse Research Scientist and Engineer at Facebook

Biography

David Freeman is a research scientist/engineer at Facebook working on spam and abuse problems. He previously led anti-abuse engineering and data science teams at LinkedIn, where he built statistical models to detect fraud and abuse and worked with the larger machine learning community at LinkedIn to build scalable modeling and scoring infrastructure. 

He is an author, presenter, and organizer at international conferences on machine learning and security, and has published more than twenty academic papers on mathematical and statistical aspects of computer security. He holds a PhD in mathematics from UC Berkeley and did postdoctoral research in cryptography and security at CWI and Stanford University.

Agenda

14:50

Expert panel

Live Q&A

Reza Shokri

Assistant Professor at The National University of Singapore

David Freeman

​​Anti-Abuse Research Scientist and Engineer at Facebook

Frida Polli

Co-Founder & CEO of pymetrics

Micah Sheller

Machine Learning Research Scientist at Intel

Miroslav Umlauf

Chief Data Officer at Avast

Avast Research Lab

The Avast Research Lab runs innovative projects in all areas of digital safety, from advanced threat detection, to delivering better privacy and identity protection, and much more. We employ state-of-the-art AI solutions to counter the ever accelerating growth of emergent threats through a combination of in-house expertise, academic cooperation, and publicly available research.