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ODSC West 2018 is one of the largest applied data science conferences in the world. Our speakers include some of the core contributors to many open source tools, libraries, and languages. Attend ODSC West 2018 and learn the latest AI & data science topics, tools, and languages from some of the best and brightest minds in the field.
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Director of AI at Tesla where he focuses on computer vision for the Autopilot. Previously he was a research scientist at OpenAI working on Reinforcement Learning and a PhD student at Stanford working on on Convolutional/Recurrent Neural Network architectures and their applications in Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and their intersection.
ODSC West Keynote
Daphne Koller, PhD
CEO and Founder of insitro, a startup that aims to rethink drug development using machine learning. She is Co-Founder of Coursera and former Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where she served on the faculty for 18 years. She is the author of over 200-refereed publications and recognized as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people
ODSC West Keynote
AssociateProfessor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor; Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age. Her writing about technology and social justice has appeared in The American Prospect, The Nation, Harper’s and Wired. For two decades.
ODSC West Keynote
Reza Zadeh, PhD
Founder and CEO at Matroid, a computer vision startup, and an Adjunct Professor at StanfordUniversity.His work focuses on Machine Learning, Distributed Computing, and Discrete Applied Mathematics. His awards include a KDD Best Paper Award and the Gene Golub Outstanding Thesis Award and has beeen working on Artificial Intelligence since 2005, starting at age 18 when he worked in Google’s AI research team.
Accelerate AI Keynote
Carrie Grimes Bostock, PhD
Distinguished Engineer at Google where she spent many years leading a research and technical team in Google Search trying to figure out what criteria make a search engine index “good,” “fast,” and “comprehensive” – and how to achieve those goals. She graduated from Stanford in 2003 with a PhD in Statistics after working with David Donoho on Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction problems, and has been at Google since mid-2003
Honorary MC | Katherine Gorman
Founder and co-host of the machine intelligence podcast, Talking Machines and a former public radio producer. In 2017 Katherine helped the Neural Information Processing Systems conference to develop and implement their media strategy. In 2018 she is serving as press co-chair for both the Neural Information Processing Systems Conference and ICML.
ODSC Keynote Honorary MC
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ODSC West 2018 Presenters
Please check our speaker page for a complete list. Speakers added weekly
The Open Data Science Conference attracts both, the best and brightest attendees, and many of the top companies employing data science. Our unique career fair is the perfect place for data scientists, engineers, and others looking for new positions to meet and connect with some of the top companies currently hiring.