Co-Designing an Accelerated Compute Platform at Scale for AI Research and Infrastructure | Kisaco Research
Session Topics: 
Developer Efficiency
Enterprise AI
ML at Scale
Novel AI Hardware
Systems Design
Speaker(s): 

Author:

Alexis Black Bjorlin

VP, Infrastructure Hardware
Meta

Dr. Alexis Black Bjorlin is VP, Infrastructure Hardware Engineering at Meta. She also serves on the board of directors at Digital Realty and Celestial AI. Prior to Meta, Dr. Bjorlin was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Broadcom’s Optical Systems Division and previously Corporate Vice President of the Data Center Group and General Manager of the Connectivity Group at Intel. Prior to Intel, she spent eight years as President of Source Photonics, where she also served on the board of directors. She earned a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Alexis Black Bjorlin

VP, Infrastructure Hardware
Meta

Dr. Alexis Black Bjorlin is VP, Infrastructure Hardware Engineering at Meta. She also serves on the board of directors at Digital Realty and Celestial AI. Prior to Meta, Dr. Bjorlin was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Broadcom’s Optical Systems Division and previously Corporate Vice President of the Data Center Group and General Manager of the Connectivity Group at Intel. Prior to Intel, she spent eight years as President of Source Photonics, where she also served on the board of directors. She earned a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Author:

Lin Qiao

Senior Director, Engineering
Meta

Lin is an engineering director leading the development of PyTorch, AI compilers, and on-device AI platforms at Facebook. She drove AI research to production innovations across hardware acceleration, enabling model exploration and model scale, building production ecosystem and platforms for on-device and privacy-preserving AI. She received a Ph.D. in computer science, started her career as a researcher in Almaden Research Lab, and later moved to the industry as an engineer. Prior to Facebook, she worked on a broad range of distributed and data processing domains, from high-performance columnar databases, OLTP systems, streaming processing systems, data warehouse systems, and logging and metrics platforms.

 

Lin Qiao

Senior Director, Engineering
Meta

Lin is an engineering director leading the development of PyTorch, AI compilers, and on-device AI platforms at Facebook. She drove AI research to production innovations across hardware acceleration, enabling model exploration and model scale, building production ecosystem and platforms for on-device and privacy-preserving AI. She received a Ph.D. in computer science, started her career as a researcher in Almaden Research Lab, and later moved to the industry as an engineer. Prior to Facebook, she worked on a broad range of distributed and data processing domains, from high-performance columnar databases, OLTP systems, streaming processing systems, data warehouse systems, and logging and metrics platforms.