THE LEADING COMMUNITY FOR THE SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS OF AI
The Research and Applied AI Summit (RAAIS) brings together entrepreneurs and researchers who accelerate the science and applications of AI technology for the common good.
RAAIS 2019 Speakers
London, 28th of June 2019
Jon is a mathematician, engineer, and Institute Scientist at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Jon co-founded the Hail team to build distributed systems now used throughout academia and industry to harness the flood of sequenced genomes to uncover the biology of disease. He also co-founded and directs the Models, Inference, and Algorithms Initiative (MIA) to foster education and collaboration at the interface of biology and computation.
Carlo is Director of Research at Graphcore, inventors of the Intelligence Processing Unit. He is responsible for the study and development of algorithms for machine intelligence. Prior to Graphcore, Carlo was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs Research, Lucent Technologies, and more recently Director of Algorithms and Standards at Icera Inc., which was acquired by NVIDIA in 2011.
Travis is a Senior Software Engineer at Uber working on their Michaelangelo machine learning platform. Travis is a contributor to Horovod and sits on its Technical Steering Committee within the Linux Foundation. Horovod is Uber’s open source distributed deep learning framework for TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, and MXNet. Before Uber, Travis worked at maps at Google and data-intensive distributed systems at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Alex is a 5th year PhD student in Computer Science at Stanford University working with Chris Ré in the DAWN, Info, and StatsML labs. Alex leads the Snorkel project. Alex’s research focuses on applying data management and statistical learning principles to emerging machine learning workflows. His work has received a number of awards including VLDB 2018 “Best Of”, and his graduate work is supported by a Stanford Bio-X SIGF fellowship.