Adnan Aziz is a Research Scientist at Facebook, where his team develops the technology that powers everything from check-ins to Facebook Pages. Formerly, he was a professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where he conducts research and teaches classes in applied algorithms. He received his Ph.D. from The University of California at Berkeley; his undergraduate degree is from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has worked at Google, Qualcomm, IBM, and several software startups. When not designing algorithms, he plays with his children, Laila, Imran, and Omar.
Tsung-Hsien Lee is a Senior Software Engineer at Uber working on self-driving cars. Previously, he worked as a Software Engineer at Google, and as a Software Engineer Intern at Facebook. He received both his M.S. and undergraduate degrees from National Tsing-Hua University. He has a passion for designing and implementing algorithms. He likes to apply algorithms to every aspect of his life. He takes special pride in helping to organize Google Code Jam 2014 and 2015.
Amit Prakash is co-founder and CTO of ThoughtSpot, a Silicon Valley startup. Previously, he was a Member of the Technical Staff at Google, where he worked primarily on machine learning problems that arise in the context of online advertising. Before that he worked at Microsoft in the web search team. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin; his undergraduate degree is from Indian Institutes of Technology Kanpur. When he is not improving business intelligence, he indulges in his passion for puzzles, movies, travel, and adventures with Nidhi and Aanya.