New York City, United States
Jason is a Research Scientist at Facebook, NY and a Visiting Research Professor at NYU. He earned his Ph.D. in machine learning at Royal Holloway, University of London and at AT&T Research in Red Bank, NJ. Previously, he was a researcher at Biowulf Technologies, a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany, a research staff member at NEC Labs America, Princeton, and a research scientist at Google, NY. His interests lie in statistical machine learning, with a focus on reasoning, memory, perception, interaction, and communication. Jason has published over 100 papers, including Best Paper awards at ICML and ECML, and received a Test of Time Award for his work, "A Unified Architecture for Natural Language Processing: Deep Neural Networks with Multitask Learning," (with Ronan Collobert). He was part of the YouTube team that won a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering for Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery. Jason was also listed as the 16th most influential machine learning scholar at AMiner and one of the top 50 authors in Computer Science in Science.