Dr Larissa Suzuki BSc MPhil PhD CEng FRSA MIET AFHEA

AI/Machine Learning Practice Lead, Google

 

I am a passionate computer scientist, chartered engineer, book author, and inventor. I am the Head of Data and AI Practice for Google UK&I, and my continuing academic work is based at UCL where I serve as an Hon. Associate Professor in Computer Science and at Oxford University as a guest Lecturer.

 

I was formerly Director of Product Management at Oracle, Head of Data Science for Founders4Schools, had a senior appointment in London Government, and prior to that I worked at ARUP, IBM, University Labs (UCL, MIT, Lancaster, USP), and the Bank of Brazil.

 

I have received Honours and Awards from Google, Intel, Microsoft, MIT, Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation, WISE, The IET, McKinsey & Co among others for my contribution to industry and international science. I am a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a reviewer of grants for the Royal Academy of Engineering, and a judge of the ACM Global Research Competition.

 

Since 2006 I've been actively working towards increasing the representation of women in STEM, also as a Council Member of the Queen Elizabeth’s Prize for Engineering Ambassador Network.