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Walid Krichene works at Google Research on large-scale optimization and recommendation. He received his Ph.D. in EECS in 2016 from U.C. Berkeley where he was advised by Alex Bayen and Peter Bartlett, a M.A. in Mathematics from UC Berkeley, and a M.S. in Engineering and Applied Math from the Ecole des Mines Paristech. He received a best paper award at KDD 2020, the Leon Chua Award and two outstanding instructor awards from U.C. Berkeley. His research interests include convex optimization, stochastic approximation, and recommender systems.

AMLD Africa 2021 / Speakers

Carolina Odman

Associate Professor, University of the Western Cape

Stefano Ermon

Assistant Professor, Stanford

Catherine Nakalembe

Associate Research Professor, University of Maryland

Aisha Walcott-Bryant

Research Manager, IBM Research Africa

Karim Beguir

CEO and Co-Founder, InstaDeep

Tawfik Jelassi

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

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