Office Hour with Adel Youssef

Adel Youssef (Amazon AI)
Office Hours Exhibit Hall (Office Hours B)

Stop by and chat with Adel Youssef, CEO at Wireless Stars Inc.

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Adel Youssef

Amazon AI

Adel Youssef is a leader, data scientist, and entrepreneur. He is passionate about developing products that solve real-world problems. He led teams launching over 15 large-scale products at Google, Amazon, Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Wireless Stars. Adel received Google Founders Award for Innovation for launching Google My Location technology, currently integrated in over 1 billion mobile devices. He also built a similar platform with Microsoft Research. As an entrepreneur, Adel co-founded Wireless Stars Inc., a company that builds a suite of mobile cloud-based platforms revolutionizing the way customers engage with certain brands via mobile devices using Augmented Reality, gamification, as well as proprietary indoor location technology. Currently Adel leads the Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and Conversational AI team within Amazon AI.

Dr. Youssef has a PhD in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park. He is granted 15 patents in the areas of location determination, mobile advertising, NLP, and behavior and context analysis.

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  • Nokia, Location & Commerce
  • Facebook
  • Bing
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  • Urban Airship
  • MapQuest

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