Senior Software Engineer, Machine Learning, Google
December 2018 — Present
As a Senior Software Engineer in the Machine Learning division at Google, I lead the design, development, and deployment of cutting-edge machine learning systems. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, I’m architecting and implementing scalable algorithms, optimizing model performance, and driving innovation in AI technologies.
Lecturer, University of California, Barkley, Haas School of Business
August 2017 - Present
The lecturer of Applied Machine Learning in the Master of Financial Engineering Program holds a pivotal role in equipping students with the practical skills and theoretical understanding needed to apply machine learning techniques within the financial domain. My responsibilities include designing and delivering engaging lectures and developing hands-on projects.
Software Engineering - Machine Learning, Thumbtack
August 2015 - November 2018
In this Software Engineering - Machine Learning role, the primary responsibilities included designing, developing, and deploying machine learning models and systems. This involved collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, preprocessing and analyzing data, selecting appropriate algorithms, and optimizing model performance.
Director of Engineering - Computer Vision and Data Science, Conversant
Mar 2014 - Aug 2015
Managed engineering teams responsible for Conversant's core technology for text, image and video content analysis and categorization. Collaborated with Product and AdOps teams to define new product features and optimize advertising campaigns. Designed, planed, developed and managed production level machine learning and computer vision systems for image, video and document content analysis. Mentored developers in software design, coding practices, computer vision and machine learning algorithms. Worked closely with the VP of Engineering and other engineering leaders to drive the technical roadmaps.
Lead Software Engineer - Computer Vision and Machine Learning, SET Media Inc. (Acquired by Conversant)
December 2012 - March 2014
Designed and developed production level machine learning and computer vision systems. I was responsible for redesigning and rebuilding existing production level computer vision systems to support SET's first advertising campaigns.
Computer Vision Scientist, HP
September 2011 - November 2012
Designed and developed innovative computer vision systems for Houdini/HP Sprout. I did research in object recognition and text detection for Houdini project.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UC San Diego
March 2011 - September 2011
As a Postdoctoral Researcher, I contributed to cutting-edge research projects, building upon my Ph.D. expertise. My responsibilities included designing and conducting experiments, analyzing complex data sets, and developing novel algorithms or methodologies.
Graduate Student Researcher, UC San Diego
October 2005 - March 2011
My responsibilities included conducting literature reviews, designing and executing experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and collaborating with fellow researchers to brainstorm ideas and troubleshoot challenges. I also played a key role in disseminating findings through presentations at conferences and contributing to research publications.
Engineering Intern, Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.
July 2010 - October 2010
During my Engineering Internship, I actively participated in various projects and tasks, collaborating with cross-functional teams to gain hands-on experience. I assisted in designing and prototyping new product features, conducted testing and analysis to ensure quality and reliability, and contributed to the optimization of existing processes.
Engineering Intern, Google
June 2006 - July 2008
During my engineering internship at Google, I had the opportunity to assist in debugging and troubleshooting issues, contributing to the overall improvement of products and systems at one of the world's leading technology companies.
Junior Specialist, UC Davis
October 2004 - July 2005
As a Junior Specialist, I actively contributed to various projects by assisting with data collection, analysis, and interpretation. My responsibilities included conducting literature reviews, preparing reports, and collaborating with team members to implement solutions.
Research Asisstant, University of Chile, Center for Web Research
March 2004 - December 2004
As a Research Assistant, I conducted experiments, performed simulations, and gathered empirical insights, aiding in the formulation of new hypotheses and the refinement of existing theories.