Anil Sharma

Anil Sharma

Data Science Manager @ Klarna

From Nothing to Something: Klarna’s Journey With Recommendation Systems

This talk will be about Klarna’s journey from zero recommendation models to our current state of five use cases in one year. I will discuss challenges, wins, learnings and give a sneak peek of where we are headed.


Anil is a Data Science Manager at Klarna, working with recommendation systems to help customers find products and services to enrich their lives. Before that, he was a data scientist working with recommendations in the H&M Group, delivering fashion recommendations to hundreds of millions of customers. Before becoming a data scientist, Anil was a research scientist with a PhD in molecular and cellular neurobiology. His experience with collecting and analyzing data and breaking down and tackling unsolved problems has served him well as a data scientist and keeps him informed in his way of working.