Leonidas Lefakis

Leonidas Lefakis

Leonidas is a Research Scientist in the Machine Learning / AI group at Zalando Research, with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Athens and Computer Science from Utrecht University. He completed his Ph.D. in Machine Learning from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), defending his thesis on “Tractable Approaches to Learning and Planning in High Dimensions” in 2014. He subsequently joined Zalando as a Data Scientist working on financial forecasting and computer vision related problems. His work for Zalando Research is currently focused on Large Scale Optimisation.

Current research interests:

Large Scale Optimisation, Decision Trees, Deep Learning, Generative Adversarial Networks, Image Retrieval

Project(s) at Zalando Research:
Feidegger Dataset
Determinantal Point Processes