Pablo Castro

Pablo Samuel was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador, and moved to Montreal after high school to study at McGill. He obtained his PhD from McGill, focusing on Reinforcement Learning under the supervision of Doina Precup and Prakash Panangaden. He has been working at Google for over 10 years, and is currently a staff research Software Developer in Google Brain in Montreal, focusing on fundamental Reinforcement Learning research, Machine Learning and Creativity, and being a regular advocate for increasing the LatinX representation in the research community. Aside from his interest in coding/AI/math, Pablo Samuel is an active musician.