Über Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness
Daniel Russell is Google's Űber Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness in Mountain View. He earned his PhD in computer science, specializing in Artificial Intelligence until he realized that amplifying human intelligence was his real passion. His day job is understanding how people search for information, and the ways they come to learn about the world through Google. His 20% job is teaching the world to search more effectively. His MOOC, PowerSearchingWithGoogle.com, is currently hosting 3,000 learners / week in the course. In the past 5 years, 4M students have attended his online search classes. At this rate, during 2018, students taking the online course will have engaged in over 300 years of learning. Dan enjoys teaching, learning, running and music, preferably all in one day.