Bio

Mohamed is a Senior Manager at Amazon and Head of Alexa Speaker Recognition. He was Director of AI at Cisco, which acquired Voicea (now Webex Assistant), where Mohamed was a Co-Founder and Chief Architect; he also worked on Speech, NLP, and an AI Assistant.

At LinkedIn and Microsoft, Mohamed led AI and big data teams that served hundreds of millions of users. He worked on LinkedIn's news-feed personalization, Outlook.com, and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server.

Mohamed co-authored a book, Computing with Data, which explores how to work with big data; he's been working on another book that navigates applied ML practices. Mohamed also worked as a part-time Teaching Assistant for Machine Learning (CS229) and Deep Learning (CS230) at Stanford University.

Mohamed is an avid calligrapher and photographer; in 2011, one of his shots made it as Bing.com's wallpaper; a few more got published in books after that. Before COVID-19, Mohamed loved to travel.