Trey Grainger
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Trey is the Founder of Searchkernel, a consultancy helping customers build the next generation of Search. He is also an Advisor to Presearch, the decentralized web search engine, and was the former Chief Algorithms Officer at Lucidworks, where he helped drive vision and practical application of intelligent search and data science techniques impacting hundreds of the world’s brightest companies. Prior to that, Trey served as SVP of Engineering @ Lucidworks  and Director of Engineering for Search, Recommendations, and Analytics at CareerBuilder. He is author of the books AI-Powered Search and Solr in Action, Advisor to the Southern Data Science Conference, and is a frequent public speaker on Search and Data Science at conferences around the world. He is also a frequently-published researcher, with years of published papers and journal articles across the spectrum of search & information retrieval, recommendation systems, data science, and analytics. He received his master’s degree from Georgia Tech, bachelor’s degree from Furman University, and studied Information Retrieval and Web Search at Stanford University.