Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Coursera
Andrew Ng is co-founder and co-chairman of Coursera, which was started following the offering of his Machine Learning course to around 100,000 students. He is also an adjunct professor of computer science at Stanford University, where he started working in 2002. Until recently, Ng was vice president and chief scientist of Baidu, where he led the company’s 1,300-person AI group. He was also the founding lead of the Google Brain team, one of Google's most successful AI teams. Ng was named to MIT Technology Review’s 2008 list of the top 35 innovators in the world and received the 2009 Computers and Thought Award for his work in AI.