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Fernanda Viégas

Fernanda Viégas

Fernanda Viégas is a senior researcher at Google, where she co-leads the PAIR (People+AI Research) initiative, part of Google Brain. Her work in machine learning, with longtime collaborator Martin Wattenberg, focuses on improving human/AI interaction with a broader agenda of democratizing AI technology. Their team has open-sourced tools for ML interpretability and fairness, created educational materials for non-experts, and helped pioneer the use of ML on the web with the launch of TensorFlow.js. She is well known for her contributions to social and collaborative visualization, and the systems she and her team have created are used daily by millions of people. Her visualization-based artwork has been exhibited worldwide and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She holds a PhD from the MIT Media Lab.