Distinguished Research Scientist Senior Director of Machine Perception
Jay Yagnik is currently the Head of Machine Perception Research at Google Inc. His interests include machine learning, scalable matching, graph information propagation, image representation and recognition, temporal information mining, statistics. He is an alumni of the Indian Institute of Science and Nirma Institute of Technology for graduate and undergraduate studies. Prior to Google he was at the Super Education and Research Center at IISc Bangalore and had worked on criminal identification through beard-mustache invariant facial recognition, machine learning for predicting protein function, cooperative robotics and solving large PDEs. His hobbies include games (badminton, ping-pong, Foosball), reading and writing.