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Varun Arora

Varun Arora
Senior AI Product Engineer, Baidu USA

Varun Arora is a senior AI product engineer and manager at Baidu USA, where he works with AI researchers on productization of deep learning technologies. He is also involved in the development and adoption of Baidu’s deep learning platform, PaddlePaddle. Previously, Varun was the CEO of YC-backed education technology company OpenCurriculum, where he worked with thousands of teachers and hundreds of education administrators in improving curriculum in K–12 classrooms. He has also worked for Inkling, the UN, and a One Laptop Per Child deployment. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from CMU.


4:50pm-5:30pm Friday, September 7, 2018
Secondary topics:  Reinforcement Learning
Varun Arora (Baidu USA)
We haven't figured out how to make the perfect robot tutors. But we have figured out how make them much more effective in improving student learning outcomes with modern AI techniques. Varun Arora covers some of those important techniques, along with real-world examples. Read more.