Xavier Amatriain is co-founder and CTO of Curai, a health-tech startup using AI to provide the world’s best healthcare to everyone. Previous to this, he was VP of Engineering at Quora, and Research/engineering Director at Netflix, where he led the team building the famous Netflix recommendation algorithms. Before going into leadership positions in industry, Xavier was a research scientist and manager both in academia and industry. With over 50 publications (and 4k+ citations) in different fields, Xavier is best known for his work on machine learning in general and recommender systems in particular. He has lectured at different universities both in the US and Spain, and advises startups and multinational companies on the use of ML to improve products and businesses.