Ravi Jain

Ravi Jain is VP of Search Science and AI at Amazon, and previously VP for the Machine Learning Platform for Alexa. Prior to that he was at Vulcan, Paul Allen’s holding company, as CTO and Advisor to the Founder, leading engineering in applied machine learning, technology for social impact, and development of advanced applications. Before that, he was at Google for 10 years, where he led mobile ads engineering; led a diverse team at Google Research; initiated and led Google’s location based services platform; and led Google’s mobile search syndication platform. When Google acquired Motorola Mobility Ravi led engineering as VP for applications and experiences, where his team developed acclaimed intelligent mobile services. Ravi has over seventy published papers, three books, numerous patents, and is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin and is an IEEE Fellow.