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Richard Socher

Salesforce
Chief Scientist
Richard Socher is the Chief Scientist at Salesforce. Prior he was the CEO and founder of MetaMind, a startup which was recently acquired by Salesforce. MetaMind seeks to improve artificial intelligence and make it widely accessible. He obtained his PhD from Stanford working on deep learning with Chris Manning and Andrew Ng and won the best Stanford CS PhD thesis award. He is interested in developing new AI models that perform well across multiple different tasks in natural language processing and computer vision. He was awarded the Distinguished Application Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2011, the 2011 Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Award, a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship in 2012 and a 2013 "Magic Grant" from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation and the 2014 GigaOM Structure Award.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, March 8
 

2:40pm