Bio


Edward Chang, a pioneer working on data-centric parallel machine learning since 2005. He is an adjunct professor at Stanford CS department. He also serves as the CTO of AILLY.ai. Prior to his current posts, Ed was the president of HTC Healthcare BU (DeepQ) from 2012 to 2021. Between 2006 and 2012 he served as a director of research at Google, leading research and development in areas including scalable machine learning, indoor localization, Google Q&A, and recommendation systems. Between 1999 and 2006, Ed was a full professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He joined UCSB in 1999 after receiving his MS in CS and PhD in EE degrees, both from Stanford University. He is a recipient of the NSF Career award, Google Innovation award, US$1M Tricorder XPRIZE (AI for disease diagnosis) award, and ACM SIGMM test-of-time award. Ed is a Fellow of ACM and IEEE for his contributions to scalable machine learning and healthcare.