As expected, Google Cloud's head of AI will step aside and be replaced by Carnegie Mellon's Andrew Moore

Business Insider | 9/10/2018 | Greg Sandoval
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Google Cloud chief Diane Greene announced in a blog post that Dr. Fei-Fei Li will return to her professorship at Stanford and Google Cloud AI's new leader will be Dr. Andrew Moore, of Carnegie Mellon University.

In June, Business Insider reported that Li, the well-known AI researcher and ethicist, would return to Stanford at the end of the year but planned to stay connected to the company. Greene said in her blog post that Li will become an AI and machine learning advisor to Google.

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The most notable event of Li's nearly two-year tenure at Google was likely the leaked email exchange between her and other Google managers that some said showed she worried more about the company's public image than the ethical concerns surrounding Google's military contracts.

Dr. Fei-Fei Li will be replaced at the end of the year as head of Google Cloud AI by Dr. Andrew Moore, dean of the school of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, Google announced on Monday.

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Diane Greene, the CEO of Google Cloud, made the announcement in a blog post. Li, a well-known expert in artificial intelligence, was on leave from Stanford for nearly two years. She had always planned to return, according to...
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