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

  • Predictive Data Pipelines & Architectures

    Case Study focused look at end to end predictive pipelines from places like Salesforce, Uber, Linkedin, & Netflix

  • Sequential Data: Natural Language, Time Series, and Sound

    Techniques, practices, and approaches around time series and sequential data. Expect topics including image recognition, NLP/NLU, preprocess, & crunching of related algorithms.

  • 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