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Mario Guajardo Céspedes
Mountain View, United States


TECH: Data, TECH: Development, TECH: Machine Learning


Mario is a Senior Software Engineer for Google AI, with a focus on applied machine learning. As a member of Ray Kurzweil's research group at Google, he is trying to find new ways of using deep learning to model language and conversations - as seen with SmartReply and SmartCompose. Before Google, Mario worked to launch early-stage products in sectors like ride-sharing, mobile search, and data center networking. Additionally, he participates in AI-for-social-good projects and ML-fairness efforts. More recently, he has become interested in helping build the AI ecosystem in Latin America. With a passion for mentoring and advocacy, he believes technology can help solve tough social issues.