“AI in Practice: Using AI research in real applications” by Sarah Bird, Technical Program Manager in AI Research at Facebook.
Sarah is a technical program manager in AI Research at Facebook. At Facebook, she leads strategic projects to accelerate the adoption and impact of AI research in products. Prior to joining Facebook, Sarah was an AI systems researcher at Microsoft Research NYC and a Technical Advisor to Microsoft’s Data Group. As a researcher, she worked to design and develop new AI systems and deploy them in novel applications inside Microsoft. As a technical advisor, Sarah advised product leadership on technology strategy and worked with teams to make products more intelligent. She has a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley advised by Dave Patterson, Krste Asanovic, and Burton Smith.