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Principal Research Engineer at Snap, Inc., Teaching Fellow at Harvard University,AI at XWA Programme Lead Instructor
Leonardo Neves is a Principal Research Engineer at Snap Inc, a Teaching Fellow at Harvard, and an Advisor for Generative AI Instructional Design at SureStart. Due to his work in academia and industry, he has been selected as one of cnvrg.io’s AI developers to watch in 2023. Leo’s work is focused on Natural Language Processing and Data Mining to enhance language and behavior understanding through context. He has 1,900+ citations to his academic papers and 10+ AI/ML patents. His recent projects involve personalising and adding contextual information to large language models and leveraging sequence modeling for behavior understanding.
Before joining Snap Inc., Leonardo worked for Pivotal Software Inc., Intel, and Yelp, and, more recently, was the Head of Applied Research at Grammarly. He earned a Master’s in Intelligent Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.
SureStart Founder & CEO,AI at XWA Programme Lead
Dr Mishra is an AI researcher with many peer-reviewed articles, 88 patents, and featured press articles in Fortune, MIT Technology Review, NBC Learning and The Atlantic. Before founding SureStart, Taniya worked for over 12 years in the tech industry at large organisations such as AT&T Labs and at leading US startups like Affectiva and Interactions, where she held various technical and leadership positions.
Taniya regularly speaks on topics related to AI technical developments, ethical AI, and diversity in the AI workforce at leading conferences and events.
Taniya’s mentorship and support of diverse technical talent have been recognised multiple times by organisational and industry-wide awards, such as the AT&T Research Lab’s Vice President’s Award for Mentorship 2011, WomenTech Mentor of the Year Award 2020, WomenTeach Network Global AI Inclusion Award of the Year 2021, and VentureBeat Woman in AI finalist 2022. Most recently, Taniya was recognised as a Leading Woman in AI by Nasdaq and invited to ring the opening bell to celebrate her contributions to the field of AI.
Seeing is believing! On the tour, you will have the opportunity to meet and chat with members of staff, to see teaching and learning in action, and to be immersed in our wonderful community culture.
Wednesday, 28 Feburary 2024, 9:30am (in-person)
Head of Individuals & Societies, Head of Experiential Learning Programme
Since 2013, Alex has taught across 3 continents and in 5 schools, always enjoying the excitement and energy of the classroom.
As a history graduate, Alex has always had an affinity for the humanities and has been a University of Cambridge-qualified history teacher since 2017, taking roles as Head of History in Thailand and Ecuador.
The opportunity to interact with young people combined with the opportunity to travel around the world and work in world-class schools has led Alex to a fulfilling and adventurous career, which he is thrilled to continue at XCL World Academy.