The Learning Curve: Fireside Chat with Dr. Yisong Yue

Recorded Dec 9th @ 11PM Coordinated Universal TimeOnline

About The Webinar

In this tech talk, held in conjunction with NeurIPS, Russell Kaplan, Head of Nucleus at Scale AI, is joined by Dr. Yisong Yue for a fireside chat. Russell and Dr. Yue will discuss how research that’s happening in academia might translate to industry in the future.

Presented By

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Dr. Yisong Yue

Yisong Yue is a professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the California Institute of Technology. He was previously a research scientist at Disney Research. Before that, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Machine Learning Department and the iLab at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Ph.D. from Cornell University and a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Russell Kaplan

Russell Kaplan leads Scale Nucleus, Scale's Dataset IDE for machine learning engineers. He was previously founder and CEO of Helia AI, a computer vision startup for real-time video understanding, which Scale acquired in 2020. Before that, Russell was a senior machine learning scientist on Tesla's Autopilot team, and he received his M.S. and B.S. from Stanford University, where he was a researcher in the Stanford Vision Lab advised by Fei-Fei Li.

    The Learning Curve: Fireside Chat with Dr. Yisong Yue