Speaker: Diana Hu

Director of Engineering & AR Platform @NianticLabs

Diana Hu, is the Director of Engineering and Head of the Augmented Reality Platform at Niantic Inc., creator of AR games like Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Harry Potter Wizards Unite. Diana leads the engineering team, building core technology that enables developers to create shared AR experiences that seamlessly blend the real with the digital. Previously, she was the Cofounder and CTO of Escher Reality, a startup that was acquired by Niantic. In the past, she served as the first data scientist for cloud television at Intel and Verizon Labs and eventually built the data science team that brought research projects into products. She holds seven patents in computer vision and machine learning and has a BS in and MS in Electrical Computer Engineering with computer vision and machine learning focus from Carnegie Mellon University.

2019 Tracks

  • ML in Action

    Applied track demonstrating how to train, score, and handle common machine learning use cases, including heavy concentration in the space of security and fraud

  • Deep Learning in Practice

    Deep learning use cases around edge computing, deep learning for search, explainability, fairness, and perception.

  • Handling Sequential Data Like an Expert / ML Applied to Operations

    Discussing the complexities of time (half track) and Machine Learning in the data center (half track). Exploring topics from hyper loglog to predictive auto-scaling in each of two half-day tracks.

    Half-day tracks