Virot (aka Ta) is a data scientist with extensive experience in machine learning (ML). He became interested in ML after working on automatic speech recognition projects during his undergrad at Chulalongkorn University. He pursued his graduate study in Operations Research at MIT, where he learned the mathematics behind ML algorithms. Upon receiving his PhD from MIT, Ta joined Facebook Inc. as a data scientist. He worked closely with engineers, UX researchers, and product managers to build, improve, and evaluate various ML systems serving over billion users. Ta is very passionate about education and enjoys teaching. He co-founded Skooldio, an online learning platform to help Thai people master today’s most in-demand skills. Currently, he is also a guest lecturer at Chulalongkorn Business School teaching data science.