Meet the Innovators Under 35 - Group 6
Quoc Le, Google Brain
September 24, 2014 | EmTech | 216 Views
Frustration with waiting for computers to learn things inspired a better approach.
Quoc Le, Research Scientist, Google Brain
Quoc Le is a research scientist at Google Brain, where he works on large-scale deep learning. He led the team that simulated a neural network that learned the concept of "cat" by watching YouTube videos. His work has made breakthroughs in object recognition, speech recognition and language understanding. He was a researcher at National ICT Australia, Microsoft Research, and the Max Planck Institute of Biological Cybernetics. He received an undergraduate degree with first-class honors at the Australian National University, where he was named a Distinguished Scholar, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.