The talk will focus on MLOps aspects of developing, training and serving Generative AI/Large Language models
In this episode
Executive in Residence, Scale Venture Partners
Barak is an Executive in Residence at Scale Venture Partners, a leading Enterprise venture capital firm. Barak spent 10 years as Head of Product and User Experience for Languages AI and Google Translate teams within the Google AI org, focusing on applying cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies to deliver magical experiences across Google Search, Assistant, Cloud, Chrome, Ads, and other products. Previously, Barak spent 2 years as a product leader within the Google Commerce team. Most recently, Barak served as Chief Product Officer, responsible for product management and engineering at Trax, a leading provider of Computer Vision AI solutions for Retail and Commerce industries. Prior to joining Google in 2011, Barak was Director of Products in Microsoft’s Mobile Advertising, Head of Mobile Commerce at PayPal, and Chief Technical Officer at an Israeli start-up. He lived more than 10 years in 3 different countries (Russia, Israel, and the US) and fluently speaks three languages. Barak earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.