Founder and Executive Chairman, Udacity
As the Founder and Chairman of Udacity, Sebastian's mission is to democratize education by providing lifelong learning to millions of students worldwide. He is also the founder of Google X, where he led projects including the Self-Driving Car, Google Glass, and more.
Cezanne is an expert in computer vision with a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. As a former researcher in genomics and biomedical imaging, she's applied computer vision and deep learning to medical diagnostic applications.
Jay is a software engineer, the founder of Qaym (an Arabic-language review site), and the Investment Principal at STV, a $500 million venture capital fund focused on high-technology startups.
Alexis is an applied mathematician with a Masters in Computer Science from Brown University and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from the University of Michigan. She was formerly a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.
Luis was formerly a Machine Learning Engineer at Google. He holds a PhD in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Quebec at Montreal.
Juan is a computational physicist with a Masters in Astronomy. He is finishing his PhD in Biophysics. He previously worked at NASA developing space instruments and writing software to analyze large amounts of scientific data using machine learning techniques.
Ortal Arel has a PhD in Computer Engineering, and has been a professor and researcher in the field of applied cryptography. She has worked on design and analysis of intelligent algorithms for high-speed custom digital architectures.