Dr. Markus Weimer is a Principal Scientist working in the Cloud Information Services Laboratory (CISL), Server and Tools Business (STB) at Microsoft.
His research area is Machine Learning with an emphasis on large scale algorithms, applications and systems. In the past, Markus has worked on collaborative filtering and ranking, abuse prevention and detection models at Yahoo! Labs and applications of Machine Learning to the educational domain. Markus received his PhD (suma cum laude) from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany in 2009 under the joint supervision of Alex Smola (Australian National University) and Max Mühlhäuser and joined Yahoo! Labs in the same year.