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Yann LeCun

VP and Chief AI Scientist at Meta and Silver Professor at NYU; Founding Director of Facebook AI Research & the NYU Center for Data Science

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Yann LeCun Biography

Yann LeCun is VP and Chief AI Scientist at Meta and Silver Professor at NYU affiliated with the Courant Institute, the Center for Data Science, the Center for Neural Science and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He was the founding Director of Facebook AI Research and of the NYU Center for Data Science.

He received the Electrical Engineer Diploma from ESIEE, Paris (1983), and a PhD in CS from Sorbonne Université (1987). After a postdoc at the University of Toronto, he joined AT&T Bell Laboratories (Holmdel, NJ) in 1988, later becoming the head of the Image Processing Research Department at AT&T Labs-Research in 1996. He joined NYU as a professor in 2003, following a brief period at the NEC Research Institute (Princeton). In 2012. He became the founding director of the NYU Center for Data Science. In late 2013, he was named Director of AI Research at Facebook, remaining on the NYU faculty part-time. He held a visiting professor chair at Collège de France in 2015-2016.

His current interests include AI, machine learning, computer perception, robotics, and computational neuroscience. He is best known for his contributions to deep learning and neural networks, particularly the convolutional network model which is very widely used in computer vision and speech recognition applications. He has published over 190 papers on these topics as well as on handwriting recognition, image compression, and dedicated hardware for AI.

LeCun is founder and general co-chair of ICLR and has served on several editorial boards and conference organizing committees. He is co-chair of the program Learning in Machines and Brains of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He has been on the science advisory board of IPAM (since 2008) and the board of trustees of ICERM . He has advised many companies and co-founded startups Elements Inc. and Museami. He is in the New Jersey Inventor Hall of Fame. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the French Académie des Sciences. He is a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, a fellow of AAAI and AAAS, the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Neural Network Pioneer Award, the 2015 IEEE PAMI Distinguished Researcher Award, the 2016 Lovie Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 University of Pennsylvania Pender Award, and honorary doctorates from IPN, Mexico and EPFL.

He is the recipient of the 2018 ACM Turing Award (with Geoffrey Hinton and Yoshua Bengio) for "conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing".

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Yann LeCun Biography

Yann LeCun is VP and Chief AI Scientist at Meta and Silver Professor at NYU affiliated with the Courant Institute, the Center for Data Science, the Center for Neural Science and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He was the founding Director of Facebook AI Research and of the NYU Center for Data Science.

He received the Electrical Engineer Diploma from ESIEE, Paris (1983), and a PhD in CS from Sorbonne Université (1987). After a postdoc at the University of Toronto, he joined AT&T Bell Laboratories (Holmdel, NJ) in 1988, later becoming the head of the Image Processing Research Department at AT&T Labs-Research in 1996. He joined NYU as a professor in 2003, following a brief period at the NEC Research Institute (Princeton). In 2012. He became the founding director of the NYU Center for Data Science. In late 2013, he was named Director of AI Research at Facebook, remaining on the NYU faculty part-time. He held a visiting professor chair at Collège de France in 2015-2016.

His current interests include AI, machine learning, computer perception, robotics, and computational neuroscience. He is best known for his contributions to deep learning and neural networks, particularly the convolutional network model which is very widely used in computer vision and speech recognition applications. He has published over 190 papers on these topics as well as on handwriting recognition, image compression, and dedicated hardware for AI.

LeCun is founder and general co-chair of ICLR and has served on several editorial boards and conference organizing committees. He is co-chair of the program Learning in Machines and Brains of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He has been on the science advisory board of IPAM (since 2008) and the board of trustees of ICERM . He has advised many companies and co-founded startups Elements Inc. and Museami. He is in the New Jersey Inventor Hall of Fame. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the French Académie des Sciences. He is a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, a fellow of AAAI and AAAS, the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Neural Network Pioneer Award, the 2015 IEEE PAMI Distinguished Researcher Award, the 2016 Lovie Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 University of Pennsylvania Pender Award, and honorary doctorates from IPN, Mexico and EPFL.

He is the recipient of the 2018 ACM Turing Award (with Geoffrey Hinton and Yoshua Bengio) for "conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing".

Yann LeCun Videos

  • Yann LeCun - The Next Step Towards Artificial Intelligence - YouTube
    Jul 27, 2018 ... Recorded July 16th 2018 Yann LeCun is the Chief AI Scientist for Facebook AI Research (FAIR), joining Facebook in December 2013.
  • Yann LeCun - Power & Limits of Deep Learning - YouTube
    Nov 19, 2017 ... Yann LeCun is Director of AI Research at Facebook, and Silver Professor of Dara Science, Computer Science, Neural Science, and...
  • RI Seminar: Yann LeCun : The Next Frontier in AI: Unsupervised ...
    Nov 18, 2016 ... Yann LeCun Director of AI Research at Facebook, Professor of Computer Science, New York University November 18, 2016 Abstract The...

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  • How to book Yann LeCun?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Yann LeCun for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Yann LeCun, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Yann LeCun or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Yann LeCun?

    Booking fees for Yann LeCun, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Yann LeCun, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Yann LeCun?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Yann LeCun for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Yann LeCun for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Yann LeCun or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Yann LeCun or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Yann LeCun is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Yann LeCun for your event is available upon request. Yann LeCun generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jeff Dean, Timnit Gebru, Ian Goodfellow, Janelle Shane and Danny Lange. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yann LeCun for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Yann LeCun Speaker Videos

  • Yann LeCun - The Next Step Towards Artificial Intelligence - YouTube
    Jul 27, 2018 ... Recorded July 16th 2018 Yann LeCun is the Chief AI Scientist for Facebook AI Research (FAIR), joining Facebook in December 2013.
    Yann LeCun - Power & Limits of Deep Learning - YouTube
    Nov 19, 2017 ... Yann LeCun is Director of AI Research at Facebook, and Silver Professor of Dara Science, Computer Science, Neural Science, and Electrical ...
  • RI Seminar: Yann LeCun : The Next Frontier in AI: Unsupervised ...
    Nov 18, 2016 ... Yann LeCun Director of AI Research at Facebook, Professor of Computer Science, New York University November 18, 2016 Abstract The rapid ...

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