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Girls in ML Symposium 2023: Meet the presenters

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Posted by Sharbani Roy – Senior Director, Product Administration, Google

We’re again with the third annual Girls in Machine Studying Symposium on December 7, 2023

Be part of us nearly from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm PT for an immersive and insightful set of deep dives for each degree of Machine Studying expertise.

The Girls in ML Symposium is an inclusive occasion for anybody passionate concerning the transformative fields of Machine Studying (ML) and Synthetic Intelligence (AI). Meet this 12 months’s girls in ML as they uncover sensible purposes throughout a number of industries and focus on the newest developments in frameworks, generative AI, and extra.


Joana Carrasqueira, presenter for “Enabling Anybody to Construct with Google AI”

Joana is a Developer Relations Lead for AI/ML at Google and her mission is to empower people and organizations to harness the ability of AI to handle real-world challenges.

She is a enterprise chief with a observe report of bringing strategic imaginative and prescient and international cross-functional packages to life. She’s additionally the creator of Google’s Girls in ML program and flagship symposium, a pioneering initiative that has outfitted 1000’s of builders with information and abilities in AI/ML.

Previous to Google, she labored on the Silicon Valley Innovation Heart on innovation consulting for Forbes top500, startups and Enterprise Capital corporations. Served as Training Supervisor on the Worldwide Pharmaceutical Federation, working carefully with WHO, UNESCO, the United Nations and began her profession on the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society.

Joana holds an MBA from IE Enterprise Faculty, a Grasp in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Management Certificates from U.C. Berkeley in California.

Sharbani Roy, presenter for “What’s New in Machine Studying?”

Sharbani is Sr. Director in Google’s Core Machine Studying group.

Earlier than becoming a member of Google, Sharbani led engineering and product groups in Amazon Alexa, targeted on media streaming, real-time communication, and utilized ML (e.g., NLU, CV, and AR) for 1P/3P builders and finish shoppers.

Sharbani holds levels in physics and arithmetic from the College of Chicago and an MBA from Stanford College, and lives in Seattle together with her husband and three kids.

Eve Phillips, presenter for “Way forward for Frameworks: Navigate the OSS Panorama”

Eve is a Director of Product Administration at Google.

Presently, Eve leads the ML Frameworks product crew, which incorporates accountability for TensorFlow, JAX and Keras. Beforehand, she led product groups inside Google for Clinicians and ChromeOS. Previous to Google, she served as CEO of Empower Interactive, delivering tech-enabled behavioral well being.

Earlier, she held roles in main expertise corporations and traders together with Trilogy, Microsoft, and Greylock.

Eve earned a BS and M.Eng in EECS from MIT and an MBA from Stanford.

Meenu Gaba, presenter for “Information-Centric AI: A New Paradigm”

Meenu leads the Machine Studying infrastructure crew at Google, with a mission to energy AI innovation with world-class ML infrastructure and companies.

She is a expertise chief with years of expertise launching new merchandise and rising small groups into mature scalable, multi-tiered organizations which might be poised to ship top quality merchandise. Meenu enjoys fast-paced, dynamic, extremely iterative/modern environments and has numerous expertise in balancing these disciplines whereas fostering a people-first tradition and forming strong grounds for cross-functional relationships.

Meenu holds a Grasp’s diploma in Laptop Science. In her free time, she enjoys climbing, fixing crosswords, and watching films.

Kelly Shaefer, presenter for “Maximize Your Information Exploration”

Kelly leads product groups at Google Labs, constructing each totally new AI merchandise and AI-enabled options into Google’s largest present merchandise.

Up to now, she led the Progress crew for Google Workspace, together with Gmail, Drive, Docs, and lots of extra.

Exterior of Google, she led the Enterprise product crew at Stripe and was the P&L proprietor for Stripe’s multi-billion greenback Funds space.

Kelly has an undergraduate diploma from Wharton at UPenn, and an MBA from Harvard Enterprise Faculty.

Divyashree Sreepathihalli, presenter for “Keras: Shortcut to AI Mastery”

Divya is a gifted machine studying software program engineer who’s at the moment part of the Keras crew at Google.

On this function, she makes a speciality of growing Keras core modeling APIs and KerasCV to enhance the performance of the software program.

Previous to becoming a member of Google, Divya labored as a Deep Studying Scientist for Zazu Sensor, a startup group in Intel’s Rising Progress Incubation (EGI) group. Her work there targeted on pc imaginative and prescient and deep studying algorithm growth for object detection and monitoring, leading to important developments for the startup.

Divya accomplished her Masters in Laptop Engineering from Texas A&M College the place she targeted on Synthetic intelligence in 2017.

Na Li, presenter for “Prototype ML with Visible Blocks”

Na Li is a software program engineer supervisor from Google CoreML.

She leads a crew to construct developer instruments to help ML growth journey, from prototyping to mannequin visualization and benchmarking.

Previous to Google, she was a analysis scientist at Harvard, working in HCI area.

All through her profession, Na strives to make ML accessible for everybody.

Zoe Wang, presenter for “Deploying ML Fashions to Cell Units”

Zoe is a technical program supervisor at Google.

Her profession has been targeted on Machine Studying (ML) productionization.

Presently she works together with her crew bringing ML fashions to cell units that energy a few of AI options for Pixel and different edge units.

Previous to Google, Zoe labored at Meta on ML Platforms for end-to-end ML lifecycles.

Yvonne Li, presenter for “New GenAI Merchandise and Options on Google Cloud”

Yvonne Li is a software program engineer on the Duet Platform crew at Google, the place she focuses on bettering the standard of generative AI fashions.

As a machine studying engineer and developer advocate at IBM, she designed and developed language fashions and curated open supply datasets.

She has over 3 years of expertise within the large tech trade, and is captivated with utilizing machine studying to resolve real-world issues.

Yvonne is the creator of two Coursera programs: Information Evaluation with R, and, Information Visualization with R.

Nithya Natesan, presenter for “AI-powered Infrastructure: Cloud TPUs”

Nithya Natesan is a Group Product Supervisor within the Cloud ML Accelerators crew focussing on GPU / TPU choices for Google Cloud.

Previous to Google, she was head of product administration at NVIDIA, launching a number of merchandise like DGX Cloud, Base Command Platform.

She has ~14 years of expertise in hyper convergence Information Heart software program merchandise, with latest deal with ML / AI Infra and Platform merchandise. She is captivated with constructing rock strong PM groups, and delivery top quality usable ML / AI merchandise.

Nithya has additionally gained trade accolades particularly WomenImpactTech 2023.

Andrada Vulpe, presenter for “Neighborhood Issues: 8 Causes Why You Ought to Be Concerned with Kaggle”

Andrada is a Information Scientist at Endava, a Notebooks Grandmaster on Kaggle, a Dev Skilled at Weights and Biases and a proud Z by HP Information Science World Ambassador.

She is extremely captivated with Python, R, Machine and Deep Studying, highly effective visualizations and every little thing in between.

Andrada completed her MSc in Information Science and Analytics within the UK and gained 2 Kaggle Analytics competitions.

Jeehae Lee, presenter for “From Recovering Professional Golfer to AI Entrepreneur”

Jeehae Lee is a golf trade government who has labored to create and construct transformational sports activities expertise companies.

Because the Co-Founder & CEO of Sportsbox AI, Jeehae is at the moment growing merchandise utilizing AI-enabled 3D movement evaluation expertise that may assist individuals of assorted sports activities and health actions be taught and enhance their abilities.

Earlier than founding Sportsbox, she spent 5 years between 2015 and 2020 at Topgolf Leisure Group, main technique and new enterprise growth for varied divisions together with Toptracer. Between 2012 and 2013, she was at international sports activities and leisure advertising and marketing company, IMG, representing skilled golfer icon Michelle Wie West. Previous to her profession in sports activities enterprise, she performed skilled golf on the highest degree within the sport, competing on the LPGA tour for 3 years between 2009 and 2011.

Jeehae is a proud graduate of Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, and has a BA in Economics from Yale and an MBA from The Wharton Faculty at College of Pennsylvania.

Jingwan (Cynthia) Lu, panelist for “The Influence of Generative AI in Totally different Industries”

Cynthia is a senior director from Adobe main an utilized analysis group specializing in growing the Adobe Firefly household of GenAI fashions constructed from the bottom up.

Her crew began coaching Adobe’s first large-scale foundational mannequin and helped rally collectively the remainder of the corporate to roll out a brand new web-based product known as Firefly that includes the picture era mannequin as step one in early 2023.

The identical expertise and its extension energy Adobe Photoshop’s Generative Fill and Generative Develop options giving customers clever picture inpainting and outpainting expertise. Time acknowledges Adobe Photoshop Generative Fill and Generative Develop as finest innovations of 2023 within the AI class.

Earlier than Firefly, Jingwan was a pc imaginative and prescient analysis scientist and crew lead who pioneered and led a big group effort to discover early generative fashions reminiscent of GANs inside Adobe.

Wei Xiao, panelist for “The Influence of Generative AI in Totally different Industries”

Wei is the Director of Developer Relations at NVIDIA for the Center East, Africa, and rising areas. Her main focus is to drive AI and accelerated computing integration throughout the ecosystem.

Earlier than assuming her present function, Wei Xiao headed Ecosystem Engineering and Evangelism groups at each ARM and Samsung Semiconductor.

Along with her skilled endeavors, Wei dedicates her free time to educating AI programs on the Graduate Faculty of Laptop Science at Santa Clara College.

Priya Mathur, panelist for “The Influence of Generative AI in Totally different Industries”

Priya is a Employees Information Science Supervisor at Google and he or she is the founding father of Sparkle – GenAI Information Analyst.

At Google, she leads Information Science for Residence Platform Monetization and GenAI efforts for DSPA.

Beforehand at Groupon, she led Information Science for App Push Notifications and TV Advertisements.

Katherine Chou, panelist for “The Influence of Generative AI in Totally different Industries”

Katherine is the Senior Director of Analysis and Improvements at Google with a selected deal with nurturing scientific and technical breakthroughs that may result in international affect for science, well being, local weather, and development of platform applied sciences for our builders and researchers.

Katherine is targeted on bettering the supply and accuracy of healthcare utilizing machine studying. She is a serial intrapreneur, notably excited about eradicating well being inequities and bettering well being and well-being outcomes throughout all populations.

She beforehand developed merchandise inside Google[x] Labs for Life Sciences (now Verily) and co-founded Medical Mind (now “Well being AI”) at Google. She additionally headed up international groups to develop accomplice options and set up developer ecosystems for Cell Funds, Cell Search, GeoCommerce, YouTube, and Android.

Exterior of Google, she is a Board member and Program Chair of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, a Scientific Advisor to the ARCS Basis, a fellow of the Zoological Society of London, and collaborates with different wildlife NGOs and the Cambridge Enterprise Sustainability Programme in making use of the Silicon Valley innovation mindset to new areas.

Katherine holds a double main in Laptop Science and Economics at Stanford College and an M.S. in CS specialised in graphics.

Jaimie Hwang, presenter for “Take Motion, Be taught Extra, Begin Constructing with Google AI”

Jaimie Hwang is a world product advertising and marketing chief with over a decade of expertise, particularly in AI/ML.

She has constructed and led international product advertising and marketing groups at a lot of AI corporations, together with an award-winning pc imaginative and prescient startup and tech big Amazon.

She makes a speciality of government thought management, product storytelling, and built-in GTM technique. She is captivated with selling AI expertise that’s constructed responsibly and solves real-world issues in a human-centric means.

Jaimie holds a BS in Journalism and Built-in Advertising and Communications from Northwestern College. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

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The Girls in ML Symposium affords classes for all experience ranges, from novices to superior practitioners. RSVP as we speak to safe your spot and discover our complete agenda. We will’t wait to see you there!

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