Amazon Machine Learning Director is joining Idiap’s International Advisory Board

Neil Lawrence, Director of the Machine Learning of Amazon hub in Cambridge is a new member of the Idiap Research Institute International Advisory Board. His experience and expertise will be an asset for Idiap.

Following the last International Advisory Board, the Institute is proud to welcome its new member, Neil Lawrence. Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Sheffield, he is currently on leave of absence based at Amazon in Cambridge where he is a Director of Machine Learning.

Neil’s main research interest is machine learning through probabilistic models. He focuses on both the algorithmic side of these models and their application. His recent focus has been on the deployment of machine learning technology in practice, particularly under the banner of data science. He is also the co-host of the Talking Machines podcast.
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