Cyril Allauzen is a research scientist at Google in New York. His main research interests are in finite-state methods and their applications to text, speech and natural language processing and machine learning. Before joining Google, he worked as a researcher at AT&T Labs Research and at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Cyril received his Ph.D. in computer science from the Université de Marne-la-Vallée in 2001.

Cyril is an author of the OpenFst Library, the OpenKernel Library and the GRM Library.