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Connected eyes

Joseph Sirosh (Microsoft)
9:10am–9:20am Thursday, 09/29/2016
Sponsored keynote
Location: Javits North
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Will machine learning give us better eyesight? Join Joseph Sirosh for a surprising story about how machine learning, population data, and the cloud are coming together to fundamentally reimagine eye care in one of the world’s most populous countries, India.

This keynote is sponsored by Microsoft.

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Joseph Sirosh

Microsoft

Joseph Sirosh is the corporate vice president of the Cloud AI Platform at Microsoft, where he leads the company’s enterprise AI strategy and products such as Azure Machine Learning, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Search, and Bot Framework. Prior to this role, he was the corporate vice president for Microsoft’s Data Platform. Joseph joined Microsoft from Amazon, where he was most recently the vice president for the Global Inventory Platform, responsible for the science and software behind Amazon’s supply chain and order fulfillment systems, as well as the central Machine Learning Group, which he built and led. Before joining Amazon, Joseph was vice president of research and development at Fair Isaac Corp., where he led R&D projects for DARPA, homeland security, and several government organizations. He is passionate about machine learning and its applications and has been active in the field since 1990. Joseph holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin and a BTech in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Chennai.