Pavel has graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2009, department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics. In 2013 he has finished his PhD program (no thesis). Pavel started his professional career as a software engineer at one of the largest Russian telecom companies Beeline. Then he moved to Rambler&Co, which is the largest internet media company in Russia. He developed machine learning algorithms for Rambler/News (second largest news aggregator in Russia). Then he worked as the technical leader for Rambler/News and Rambler/Portal. Pavel worked as the Head of Machine Learning Department at Rambler&Co, supervising machine learning solutions for all kinds of business areas (computer vision, advertising, recommendations, credit scoring). Now he works as the Chief Data Scientist at NVIDIA. Pavel is also the founder of the Moscow Spark community which unites several hundred professional users and developers of Apache Spark.