Menlo Park, United States
Alborz Geramifard is a senior research manager at Meta AI supporting the Conversational AI. Prior to joining Meta, he led the conversational AI team at Amazon Alexa and created more than a dozen of NLU models shipped into production. Prior to Amazon, he was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT’s Laboratory for Information & Decision Systems. He received his PhD from MIT in 2011 and MSc from University of Alberta in 2008, both with the focus on reinforcement learning. Alborz was the recipient of the NSERC postgraduate scholarships 2010-2012 program. He has contributed to the community in various roles including the guest editor for Machine Learning Journal and AI Magazine and Area Chair for EMNLP and ACL.