Agustinus Nalwan

AWS Machine Learning Hero

 Agustinus Nalwan (aka Gus), Head of AI at Carsales

 Melbourne, Australia

 Hero since 2018

Passionate in technology innovation to make people’s life easier and with over 20 years of experience in software development, Gus has been working in various industries from 3D/Animation, Games Development, Desktop Software, Mobile Apps and Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Well-known for unorthodox ways of solving difficult problems, Gus currently works at Carsales as the Head of AI, inventing and building many cool AI projects (such as Cyclops Image Recognition which won numerous innovation awards) and providing technical direction to various teams across Carsales on AI.

Gus has extensive experience in deep learning, setting up distributed training EC2 clusters for deep learning on AWS, and is an avid advocate of Amazon SageMaker to simplify machine learning pipelines. He also loves sharing knowledge on AI and future tech related topics at various AI conferences such as YOW Data SydneyAWS Sydney Summit, and NDC Sydney.

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