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Ulrich Paquet

Research Scientist at DeepMind, England

Until April 2007 Ulrich was a PhD student in machinelearning at the University of Cambridge'sComputer Laboratory. He was a Commonwealth scholar and a member of Wolfson College. During 2008-9 he worked at Imense, mainly focusing on face recognition and image similarity search. He was a member of Microsoft's, based at Microsoft Reasearch Cambridge, in 2010-11. It was followed by four years with one the most amazing and fun machinelearning teams one could possibly work with, the Xbox Recommendations team! Adefinite highlight was the XBox One launch. In 2015-16 he returned to start-upland at VocalIQ, which was acquired by Apple, until he joined DeepMind inApril 2016.  

DeepMind is the world leader in artificial intelligence research and its application for positive impact. They are on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be taught how. If they succeed, this might be one of the most important and widely beneficial scientific advances ever made, increasing our capacity to understand the mysteries of the universe and to tackle some of our most pressing real-world challenges.