Algolia with Sean Mullaney

Algolia is a platform that provides search as a service. The company was founded in 2012, was part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2014 class, and has become highly popular for integrating modern search functionality into web-facing services.

Sean Mullaney is the CTO of Algolia and has worked at Google X, Stripe, and Zolando. He joins the show today to talk about Algolia, neural search, vector compression, search optimization, and more.

Sean’s been an academic, startup founder, and Googler. He has published works covering a wide range of topics from information visualization to quantum computing. Currently, Sean is Head of Marketing and Developer Relations at Skyflow and host of the podcast Partially Redacted, a podcast about privacy and security engineering. You can connect with Sean on Twitter @seanfalconer.



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