Michael is a Staff Technical Lead Manager on Uber AI's Machine Learning Platform team. He leads the Distributed ML Training team which focuses on building elastic, scalable, and fault-tolerant distributed machine learning libraries and systems used to power machine learning development productivity across Uber. He also co-leads Uber’s internal ML Education initiatives. Outside of Uber, Michael also teaches ML at the Parsons School of Design in NYC as an Adjunct Faculty (mostly for the museum passes!) and guest lectures at the University of California, Berkeley.