Jie Yang is a senior software engineer at X, The Moonshot Factory (formerly Google X), working on computer vision, machine learning/deep learning, remote sensing and large-scale distributed systems. He was also involved in NLP, data mining, personalization and user modeling projects at Google Research. Prior to joining Google, he worked at Yahoo! Labs, Delft University of Technology, and a couple of startups. He holds 10+ patents in area of data mining, machine learning and remote sensing.