Contributor: Ben Sadeghi

MapR Converge Blog author, Ben Sadeghi

Ben Sadeghi was a Data Scientist at MapR (Asia Pacific & Japan), helping companies implement data-driven, machine learning solutions based on Hadoop.

Prior to MapR, Ben developed internal and external data products at Wego.com, a travel meta-search site, and worked in the Internet of Things domain at Jawbone, where he implemented analytics and predictive applications for the UP Band self-quantification platform. Before moving to the private sector, Ben contributed to several NASA and JAXA space missions.

Ben is an active member of the open-source Julia language community. He holds an M.Sc. in computational physics, with an astrophysics emphasis.

Blog Posts by Ben Sadeghi

March 22, 2016 | By Ben Sadeghi

Churn Prediction with PySpark using MLlib and ML Packages

Churn prediction is big business. It minimizes customer defection by predicting which customers are likely to cancel a subscription to a service. Though originally used within the telecommunications industry, it has become common practice across banks...

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