Phil Howard


Talk abstract: 10,000 levels of Candy Crush Saga and 2 trillion gameplays: What does King do with all this data? Keeping up with the demand for content from Candy Crush players takes cutting edge technology and research. It also provides amazing opportunities to learn about player behaviour from all the data collected. I’ll share a few ways King has invested in Data Science to create enduring fun player experiences.

Bio: Phil provides technical leadership for analytics teams across King’s global offices. At King he has worked on diverse Data Science projects, from forecasting Customer Lifetime Value to content optimisation and AB testing new game features. He has spent the last 20 years working with big datasets to understand complex systems, from predicting flooding across the UK to playing quantum mechanical billiards.

Saturday November 27th , 2021
9:00 am-
5:00 pm
We are BACK! Welcome back to the DSF annual live event. Back for its fifth season, after a 2020 break, we are thrilled to be doing a live-in-person Fest! This free day will feature four-stream rooms with over 600 people attending. A day of lectures with over 40 top speakers.…