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Netflix has emerged as a leading example of a large scale cloud native architecture, heavily leveraging cloud infrastructure for business critical data. Our Metadata and Localization Platform serves over 100 billion requests a day, presenting videos to over 37 million customers across 50 countries and territories. A key element to winning over subscribers and giving the best possible viewing experience is the ability to personalize and customize the service to each user based on a variety of factors, including their location and language preferences. This session covers the metadata and localization infrastructure that makes this happen.
About the speakers:
Shobana Radhakrishnan manages the Video Metadata Platform Engineering Team at Netflix, where she oversees the architecture and technical design for key metadata components that enable personalization of the Netflix service. Prior to this she was Director of Engineering, Cloud Services at Yahoo. She has also played various technical and team leadership roles at Symantec and Excite@Home prior to this. Shobana holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Denny Kelleher is Director of Localization and Internationalization at Netflix. He was the first localization hire at Netflix and has built the team and process from scratch to take Netflix into more than 50 countries around the world in two and a half years. Prior to that Denny was at Apple for more than 22 years working on all things international.
Peter Gray is an Engineering Manager for the Content Platform Engineering team at Netflix. Peter has over 15 years of software industry experience as a Developer, Architect, and Engineering Manager with expertise in distributed computing, cloud computing, big data, scalable systems and web development.
Yahoo! will host this event on the Yahoo! campus in Sunnyvale, CA. Many thanks to our host, Vinod Sankar, Director of Global Platforms and Head of Localization at Yahoo, and to Evelyn Oshana, the world's greatest EA, for making it all happen so well. Thanks also to Madhura Barwe, Senior Localization PM for Mobile Products, for helping pull this together!
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