Jay Shah Podcast

Transitioning from Academia to Startups, Natural Language Understanding & more | Nasrin Mostafazadeh

May 06, 2021 Jay Shah Season 1 Episode 23
Jay Shah Podcast
Transitioning from Academia to Startups, Natural Language Understanding & more | Nasrin Mostafazadeh
Show Notes

Nasrin is the co-founder of a deep-tech startup Verneek and has been in the space of AI startups for the past 5 years now. Before that, she was a senior research scientist at Elemental Cognition & BenevolentAI, and prior to which she graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester and her major research interests are in building intelligent systems that can demonstrate commonsense reasoning & generate causal explanations in order to improve human-AI collaborations. She was featured in Forbes 30u30 for her work in NLU. 

We talk about her background and story in AI, some details of her research work, and insights about being in the AI-startup space.

Nasrin's LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nasrinm/
Her startup Verneek: https://www.linkedin.com/company/verneek/

About the Host:
Jay is a Ph.D. student at Arizona State University, doing research on building Interpretable AI models for Medical Diagnosis.
Jay Shah: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shahjay22/

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