CV

Professional Experience

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June 2022 - present

Using linguistic knowledge and machine learning, I work on a team that develops and improves the Alexa user experience.

LANGUAGE ENGINEER,
AMAZON ALEXA

January 2020 - May 2022

Worked with research team to build two benchmarking projects for large-language models: one on long texts (QuALITY) and one on bias (BBQ).  BBQ was also incorporated into the BigBench benchmarking set.

RESEARCHER,
MACHINE LEARNING FOR LANGUAGE LAB,
NYU

April 2020 - present

FREELANCE AI DEVELOPER/UX DESIGNER

My two current clients are working as a UX designer and annotation manager for an early stage maternity care startup and working as an advisor and consultant to a data science team at a Fortune 500 client.

January 2019 - August 2020

AL DEVELOPMENT LEAD AND BOARD MEMBER, FEMINIST.AI

  • Led AI development on Contextual Normalcy project (AI/XR and mental health)

  • Created branding for Encode, Ways of Knowing, and art installations

  • Led content design and worked with programming strategy team 

November 2018-December 2019

SENIOR DATA DESIGNER, FJORD

  • Collaborated on speculative design with emerging transportation technologies

  • Led and designed complete overhaul of website, content, and marketing strategy for a corporate partnership

  • Created data visualizations for multiple design research projects

  • Conducted quantitative UX research for multiple clients

  • Conceived and developed an AI design assistant

  • Led data strategy for Fortune 500 client

  • Collaborated on design research on health care mindsets

May 2016-November 2018

AI RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGIST, ACCENTURE TECHNOLOGY LABS

  • Led team on design and development of AI regulatory tool for financial industry using knowledge graphs and React front-end

  • Led team for prototype of tool for Canadian government monitoring of public sentiment on regulatory change

  • Researched Question-Answering Seq2Seq model applications with MIT CSAIL researchers

  • Led team for ML pipeline and front-end for service engineer assistance tool

  • Recruited and led intern teams

October 2014-April 2016

  • Built core models for sentiment analysis and NER in English, German, Spanish, French, and Mandarin

  • Created custom natural language processing tools for clients for customer insight

  • Led annotator teams and designed data labeling and annotation tasks and pipelines

  • Co-designed and tested within larger team of Idibon Studio (our core software offering)

  • Worked on core engineering tasks

NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING ENGINEER, IDIBON

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