Artificial Intelligence Conference San Francisco 35/114

Artificial Intelligence Conference San Francisco 35/114

Carlos Guestrin
Director of Machine Learning | Amazon Professor of Machine Learning, Apple | The University of Washington

Carlos Guestrin is the director of machine learning at Apple and the Amazon Professor of Machine Learning in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Carlos joined Apple through its acquisition of Turi (formerly Dato and GraphLab), a machine learning company of which he was the cofounder and CEO. Previously, he was the Finmeccanica Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and senior researcher at the Intel Research Lab in Berkeley. A world-recognized leader in the field of machine learning, Carlos was named one of the 2008 brilliant 10 by Popular Science. His work has been recognized by over a dozen best-paper awards at top conferences and journals. He is the recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, IBM Faculty Fellowship, IJCAI Computers and Thought Award for his contributions to artificial intelligence, and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). He is a former member of the Information Sciences and Technology (ISAT) advisory group for DARPA. Carlos holds a PhD and master’s degree from Stanford University and a degree in mechatronics engineering from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.



1:45pm–2:25pm Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Intelligent applications are everywhere.

Implementing AI

Location: Franciscan AB

Level: Intermediate

Secondary topics:  Data and training, Visualization and Interfaces
Matt McIlwain (Madrona Venture Group), Carlos Guestrin (Apple | The University of Washington)

Matt McIlwain interviews Carlos Guestrin. Drawing on his experience as an AI pioneer, Carlos discusses the intelligent applications powered by data and data science being built and deployed at a rapid pace, including on smartphones and edge devices, covering consumer, commercial, and embedded examples.