Raquel Urtasun

Chief Scientist, ATG

Raquel Urtasun is the Head of Uber ATG Toronto and Chief Scientist at Uber ATG. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto, a Canada Research Chair in Machine Learning and Computer Vision and a co-founder of the Vector Institute for AI. Prior to joining Uber, Raquel was an Assistant Professor at TTI Chicago. She received her Ph.D. degree from Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2006 and did her postdoc at MIT and UC Berkeley. She is a world leading expert in machine perception for self-driving cars. Her research interests include machine learning, computer vision, robotics and remote sensing.