Amit Singhal, Google's VP of Search, recently said that he believed that 'the destiny of search is to become the Star Trek computer, a perfect assistant by my side whenever I need it'.
Campus is delighted to host Amit for a talk and Q&A. Join us to hear about Amit's journey at Google, the science behind Search and to ask his advice on the challenges facing you.
Tickets are limited - engineers, product specialists and start ups all welcome.
Amit Singhal is Senior Vice President and a Google Fellow who is responsible for the development of Google Search. Amit has worked in the field of search for over twenty years, first as an academic researcher and now as a Google engineer. His research interests include information retrieval, its application to web search, web graph analysis, and user interfaces for search. At Google, Amit oversees the search quality team, the team responsible for Google’s search algorithms. The team tests thousands of changes to search in a given year and typically launches about 500.
Prior to joining Google in 2000, Amit was a senior member of technical staff at AT&T Labs. Amit has an undergraduate degree in India from IIT, Roorkee, a MS from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. from Cornell University, all in Computer Science. At Cornell, he studied Information Retrieval with the late Gerard Salton, one of the founders of the field.
Amit has co-authored more than thirty scientific papers and numerous patents.
When & Where
Campus, powered by Google and partners, offers seven floors of flexible work spaces, free high speed internet and all the support you need to fuel your ideas. We'll be hosting mentoring programmes, speaker series, networking events and much much more. So if you're a London-based startup or are just passing through town, we invite you to join the Campus community.
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