September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Hilary Mason

Hilary Mason
Vice President, Research, Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Website | @hmason

Hilary Mason is vice president of research at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs and data scientist in residence at Accel Partners. Previously, Hilary was chief scientist at Bitly. She cohosts DataGotham, a conference for New York’s homegrown data community, and cofounded HackNY, a nonprofit that helps engineering students find opportunities in New York’s creative technical economy. She’s on the board of the Anita Borg Institute and an advisor to several companies, including SparkFun Electronics, Wildcard, and Wonder. Hilary served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Technology Advisory Board and is a member of Brooklyn hacker collective NYC Resistor.


11:50am–12:30pm Monday, 09/26/2016
Implementing AI
Location: 3D08 Level: Beginner
Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
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Hilary Mason explores a framework for applied AI research, with a focus on algorithmic capabilities that are useful for building real-world products today. Drawing on real-world examples, Hilary outlines a system for thinking about which AI capabilities are ready to transition from pure research to applied products and how to make the transition from research paper to a working product. Read more.