Jeff Dean joined Google in 1999 and is currently a Google Senior Fellow and SVP of Google AI and Health, overseeing Google’s research and healthcare teams. He and his collaborators are working on machine learning and AI techniques for speech recognition, computer vision, language understanding, robotics, healthcare and various other tasks. He is a co-designer and co-implementor of many software systems, including several generations of Google query serving and advertising systems, MapReduce, BigTable, and Spanner, and the open-source TensorFlow system for machine learning.
Jeff received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington in 1996 and a B.S. in computer science & economics from the University of Minnesota in 1990. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS), and a winner of the ACM Prize in Computing and the Mark Weiser Award.