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AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain… How is technology disrupting the world?
Lei is a senior research scientist at DeepMind. Prior joining DeepMind, she finished her PhD in Computer Science at University of Oxford, where she was fully funded by EPSRC, which was rarely given to non-EU students. Before Oxford, she did her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at University of Nottingham and University of Cambridge, respectively. Her research interest lies at the intersection of natural language processing and deep learning, with particular interest in machine translation, transfer, and multitask learning. Lei has published many papers in top machine learning conferences such as ICML and ICLR.
Ray currently works at the most recognized cryptocurrency wallet and blockchain solution provider Blockchain.info. Ray has gained in-depth knowledge on cryptocurrency and related encryption systems and blockchain development. He also has a deep understanding of the development of blockchains industry in Europe area and in China. Ray started career at Royal Bank of Scotland and participated in the development of credit derivative system, European bond market making system, and client onboarding system. After that, Ray joined Goldman Sachs to continue build his experience in technical department and participate in the development of financial derivatives big data system, which integrates front office transaction data into data warehouse for big data processing. After two and a half years of working at Goldman Sachs, Ray decided to move to more emerging digital currency and blockchain industry and continued to work on system development. Ray acquired his Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Management from the University of Nottingham. Ray’s postgraduate degree was completed in the Department of Computer Science at University College London, where he studied Networked Computer System.