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Office Hour with Jeff Dean (Google)

Jeff Dean (Google)
Office Hours
Table 1 (Exhibit Hall)

Stop by and join Jeff in a free-flowing discussion about his talk, rapid response times, and more, including:

  • Techniques for controlling latency in distributed systems
  • Distributed computation and storage systems
  • Large-scale neural networks and their application to various problems
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Jeff Dean


Jeff joined Google in 1999 and is currently a Google Senior Fellow in Google’s Knowledge Group. He has co-designed/implemented five generations of Google’s crawling, indexing, and query serving systems, and co-designed/implemented major pieces of Google’s initial advertising and AdSense for Content systems. He is also a co-designer and co-implementor of Google’s distributed computing infrastructure, including the MapReduce, BigTable and Spanner systems, protocol buffers, LevelDB, systems infrastructure for statistical machine translation, and a variety of internal and external libraries and developer tools. He is currently working on large-scale distributed systems for training deep neural models for speech, vision, and text understanding. He is a Fellow of the ACM and the AAAS, a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, and a recipient of the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences.