Leslie BarrettTechnology & Machine Learning Advisor (New York)
Leslie Barrett has over 20 years experience in developing machine learning, information retrieval, and artificial intelligence technologies for enterprise applications. She is currently Senior Software Engineer for the Machine Learning Team for Web Products at Bloomberg LP. Before joining Bloomberg, she served as Director of Search Technology for The Ladders, Inc. an online job-matching service for executives. Before that, she headed up Search Technology Products at the Financial Times Inc., specializing in financial news data extraction. Leslie Barrett holds two US patents and has published, cited work in both peer-reviewed proceedings and journals. She received her Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics from New York University. Leslie is a member of the Board of the Montclair State University Linguistics Department and is an ongoing member of the review committee for the International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing.