Dr. Jeff Schneider is the engineering lead for machine learning at Uber’s Advanced Technologies Center. He is currently on leave from Carnegie Mellon University where he is a research professor in the school of computer science. He has 20 years experience developing, publishing, and applying machine learning algorithms in government, science, and industry. He has over 100 publications and regularly gives talks and tutorials on the subject.
Previously, Jeff was the co-founder and CEO of Schenley Park Research, a company dedicated to bringing machine learning to industry. Later, he developed a machine learning based CNS drug discovery system and commercialized it during two years as Psychogenics’ Chief Informatics Officer. Through his research, commercial, and consulting efforts, he has worked with dozens of companies and government agencies around the world.
At ATG, we are ambitious, engaged and excited about transforming the way the world moves. With locations in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto, the Advanced Technologies Group is comprised of Uber’s self-driving engineering team dedicated to self-driving technologies, mapping, and vehicle safety. Our teams are passionate about developing long-term technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.
Our work doesn’t end with transporting people. We are also developing self-driving truck technology to move goods more safely and cost effectively around the world.