Edward Chang, a pioneer of data-driven deep learning, is an adjunct professor at Stanford CS department. He also serves as the president of DeepQ Healthcare (a business unit of HTC) and as an AI consultant at SmartNews. Prior to his current posts, Ed was a director of research at Google from 2006 to 2012, 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 PhD from Stanford University. He is a recipient of the NSF Career Award, Google Innovation Award, US$1M Tricorder XPRIZE (AI for disease diagnosis) Award. He is also an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to scalable machine learning.

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