Recorded Dec 9th @ 11PM Coordinated Universal TimeOnline
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.
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 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.