Andrew Yan-Tak Ng is a Chinese-American computer scientist and statistician, with his research, focused on machine learning and AI. Andrew Ng is also a business executive and investor in Silicon Valley. He co-founded and led Google Brain and was a former Vice President and Chief Scientist at Baidu, building the company’s Artificial Intelligence Group into a team of several thousand people.
Andrew Ng is an associate professor at Stanford University and Director of AI lab in the university. He is a pioneer and co-founder of an education platform, Coursera. With his online courses on deeplearning.ai, he has successfully spearheaded many efforts to democratize deep learning, teaching over 2.5 million students through his online courses.
He is one of the world’s most famous and influential computer scientists being named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2012, and Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2014. Since 2018, Andrew Ng has launched and currently heads AI Fund, initially $175-million investment fund backing artificial intelligence startups. He has also founded Landing AI, which provides AI-Powered SaaS products and Transformation Program to empower enterprises into cutting-edge AI companies.