AI : The New Electricity
- Speaker: Andrew Ng (Baidu)
Andrew Ng, chief scientist at the Chinese web services company Baidu, explains to Inc. reporter Salvador Rodriguez why breakthroughs in machine learning will transform countless industries.
Dr. Andrew Ng is Chief Scientist at Baidu. He leads Baidu Research, which includes the Silicon Valley AI Lab, the Institute of Deep Learning and the Big Data Lab. The organization brings together global research talent to work on fundamental technologies in areas such as image recognition, speech recognition and natural language processing. In addition to his role at Baidu, Dr. Ng is a faculty member in Stanford University’s Computer Science Department, and Chairman of Coursera, an online education platform that he co-founded. Dr. Ng is the author or co-author of over 100 published papers in machine learning, robotics and related fields. He holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and the University of California, Berkeley.