👩💻👩💻On this episode of Gradient Dissent our guests are Angela Bassa and Danielle Dean!
Angela is an expert in building and leading data teams. An MIT-trained and Edelman-award-winning mathematician, she has over 15 years of experience across industries—spanning finance, life sciences, agriculture, marketing, energy, software, and robotics. Angela heads Data Science and Machine Learning at iRobot, where her teams help bring intelligence to a global fleet of millions of consumer robots. She is also a renowned keynote speaker and author, with credits including the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review.
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And on her website: https://www.angelabassa.com/
Danielle Dean, PhD is the Technical Director of Machine Learning at iRobot where she is helping lead the intelligence revolution for robots. She leads a team that leverages machine learning, reinforcement learning, and software engineering to build algorithms that will result in massive improvements in our robots. Before iRobot, Danielle was a Principal Data Scientist Lead at Microsoft Corp. in AzureCAT Engineering within the Cloud AI Platform division.
Follow Danielle on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danielleodean
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