TensorFlow is one of the world’s biggest open source projects, and it continues to grow in adoption and functionality. Laurence Moroney, Edd Wilder-James, and Sandeep Gupta share major recent developments and highlight some future directions. Join in to learn how you can become more involved in the TensorFlow community.
This session is sponsored by Google.
Laurence Moroney is a developer advocate on the Google Brain team at Google, working on TensorFlow and machine learning. He’s the author of dozens of programming books, including several best sellers, and a regular speaker on the Google circuit. When not Googling, he’s also a published novelist, comic book writer, and screenwriter.
Edd Wilder-James is a strategist at Google, where he is helping build a strong and vital open source community around TensorFlow. A technology analyst, writer, and entrepreneur based in California, Edd previously helped transform businesses with data as vice president of strategy for Silicon Valley Data Science. Formerly Edd Dumbill, Edd was the founding program chair for the O’Reilly Strata conferences and chaired the Open Source Convention for six years. He was also the founding editor of the peer-reviewed journal Big Data. A startup veteran, Edd was the founder and creator of the Expectnation conference-management system and a cofounder of the Pharmalicensing.com online intellectual-property exchange. An advocate and contributor to open source software, Edd has contributed to various projects such as Debian and GNOME and created the DOAP vocabulary for describing software projects. Edd has written four books, including Learning Rails from O’Reilly.
Sandeep Gupta is a product manager at Google, where he helps develop and drive the roadmap for TensorFlow—Google’s open source library and framework for machine learning—for supporting machine learning applications and research. His current focus is on improving TensorFlow’s usability and driving adoption in the community and enterprise. Sandeep is excited about how machine learning and AI are transforming our lives in a wide variety of ways, and he works with the Google team and external partners to help create powerful, scalable solutions for all. Previously, Sandeep was the technology leader for advanced imaging and analytics research and development at GE Global Research with specific emphasis on medical imaging and healthcare analytics.
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