Google VP of Product on AI
Bradley will share insights gleaned along his 25 year journey from Computer Vision researcher to Product Executive at Google. In particular, he will trace a continuity from his own computer vision focused startup (Virage), to Flickr (which he acquired and managed at Yahoo), finally culminating in the launch of Google Photos (which he oversaw at Google).
About the Speaker:
Bradley Horowitz is has led many of Google’s largest consumer applications including Gmail, Google Drive and Docs, Google News and Google Photos. He’s also led Google for Entrepreneurs and launched Area 120. Area 120 is a recently formed startup incubator within Google that builds off of the company’s long-standing tradition of employee-sourced innovation.
Before joining Google in February 2008, Horowitz was Yahoo’s vice president of Advanced Development where he drove the acquisition of Flickr, and launched the Brickhouse incubator which developed new products like Yahoo! Pipes. Previously, he was co-founder and CTO of Virage, where he oversaw the technical direction of the company from its founding through its NASDAQ IPO.
Bradley has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan, and a master’s degree in media science from the MIT Media Lab. He and his wife Irene Au are active angel investors.