Last week, I attended the Ascent Conference in the Sheraton Hotel New York at Times Square, which is a 2-day conference focused on bringing together senior leaders in the East Coast tech community to learn, collaborate, and build the relationships needed to spearhead meaningful change. I took some detailed notes of the talks/panels that I attended and decided to use this post to share my major takeaways.
Genevieve Patterson is the chief scientist at TRASH, a startup that is developing computational filmmaking tools for mobile iphono-graphers. Before that, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research New England. Her work is about creating dialog between AI and people. Her interests include video understanding, visual attribute discovery, human-in-the-loop systems, fine-grained object recognition, medical image understanding, and active learning. Genevieve received her Ph.D. from Brown University in 2016 under the direction of James Hays.