Aparna Lakshmi Ratan

Aparna Lakshmi Ratan is the Director of Product Management for AI Platforms at Facebook. This team works at the intersection of systems and ML to provide an efficient, easy-to-use and secure AI platform centered on PyTorch and the extended end-2-end developer ecosystem. Prior to joining Facebook, Aparna was at Microsoft building and shipping several products powered by machine learning in Search and Ads. She has a PhD in Computer Science from MIT and has been active in growing and forming the machine learning systems community through the MLSys workshops and conference.