Dr. Danny Lange is VP of AI and Machine Learning at Unity Technologies. He joins from Uber, where he was Head of Machine Learning. At Uber, Danny led the efforts to build the world’s most versatile Machine Learning platform to support Uber’s hyper-growth. As VP of AI and Machine Learning, Danny leads Unity’s efforts around AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning.
Previously, Danny was General Manager of Amazon Machine Learning — an AWS product that offers Machine Learning as a Cloud Service. Before that, he was Principal Development Manager at Microsoft where he led a product team focused on large-scale Machine Learning for Big Data. Danny spent eight years on Speech Recognition Systems, first as CTO of General Magic, Inc., then through his work on General Motors OnStar Virtual Advisor, one of the largest deployments of an intelligent personal assistant until Siri. Danny started his career as a Computer Scientist at IBM Research.
Danny holds MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark. He is a member of ACM and IEEE Computer Society and has several patents to his credit.
Host Nicolaj Siggelkow is joined by Danny Lange (VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies) and Stephanie Linnartz (Global Chief Commercial Officer, Marriott International) on the Thursday, November 1, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.