About the Speaker:
Srinivas Narayanan leads the Applied Machine Learning group at Facebook which pushes the state of the art in AI technologies to advance Facebook products. The group does research and development in a broad range of areas such as Computer Vision, Natural Language, Speech, Videos and Personalization. He has led several major efforts at Facebook including creating the Interest Graph, launching the Location product, and leading engineering for Photos where he also helped start Facebook’s efforts in Computer Vision and Deep Learning. Prior to Facebook, has was founding member of two startups and was part of the database systems research group at IBM Almaden Research Center. He did his Masters in Computer Science at University of Wisconsin, Madison and B.Tech in Computer Science at IIT, Madras.