Steve Neola is a Product Lead for Recommendations and Image Search at ebay. He is captivated by enabling everyone to use images to shop the world’s most diverse inventory no matter where they are or what inspires them. Steve is a huge music fan and can be found at jazz clubs in the West Village when not working at eBay NYC.


In various example embodiments, a system and method for retrieving database records are presented. A method includes receiving an access request for database records, identifying a primary database record corresponding to the access request, and selecting a set of secondary database records corresponding to a portion of the access request. The method determines a set of differentiating elements within records of the set of secondary database records. Each differentiating element distinguishes at least one record of the set of secondary database records from one or more of the primary database record and a portion of the records included in the set of secondary database records. The method generates a formatted search interface including a set of selectable interface icons representing one or more differentiating elements and causes presentation of the formatted search interface at a client device associated with the access request.

Country: United States
Grant Date: November 10, 2020
INVENTORS: Huai-ter Chong, Daniel Fain, David Goldberg, Justin House, Jonas Klink, Steve Neola, Nish Parikh, Narayanan Seshadri, Gyanit Singh


In various example embodiments, a system and method for generating a discovery page that depicts item aspects are presented. A query that includes an identifier of an item is received from a client device. A category of items that includes the item described in the query is identified using the identifier of the item. One or more aspects that correspond to a group of items included in the category of items are determined. Item listings for the group of items from the category of items are accessed. A discovery page that depicts the accessed item listings of the group of items in relation to the one or more aspects is generated. Display of the generated discovery page is caused.

Country: Australia
Grant Date: February 21, 2019
INVENTORS: Hyo Chung, Harry Davis, Steve Neola, Tao Peng, Stephen Wu

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