David Graus is the lead data scientist at Randstad Groep Nederland, the global leader in the HR services industry. At Randstad, he works with his chapter of data scientists on several AI-powered products and services, including algorithmic matching of jobs to job seekers and natural language processing for labor market analysis. David is an AI optimist, and advocates for thoughtfully designing and building AI systems that can make a positive impact.
David obtained his PhD in Information Retrieval in 2017 at the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam, where he worked on semantic search and computational methods for automated understanding of large-scale textual digital traces. He is still actively involved in academia, amongst others through serving on program committees, publishing research papers, and co-organizing the “RecSys in HR” workshop series.