Principal Scientist at Waymo (we are hiring!)
San Francisco, California
Director of Perception
December 2015 to Present
Senior Staff Engineer
November 2015 to December 2015
2010 to October 2015
San Francisco Bay Area
Senior Software Engineer
September 2007 to December 2010
Like.com / Riya Inc
September 2005 to August 2007
What company does Dragomir (Drago) work for?
Dragomir (Drago) works for Stealth-mode startup
What is Dragomir (Drago)'s role at Stealth-mode startup?
Dragomir (Drago) is Director of Perception
What industry does Dragomir (Drago) work in?
Dragomir (Drago) works in the Computer Software industry.
Experience in designing large-scale data processing systems that have at their core an optimization or machine learning component. Expertise in computer vision, computer graphics and robotics. Particular focus on image understanding (object detection and classification), as well as on 3D reconstruction and pose estimation (SLAM, bundle adjustment, 3D reconstruction). Experience in leading challenging technical projects. Specialties: Machine learning, Deep learning, Optimization, Probabilistic models, Computer vision, Computer graphics, Probabilistic Robotics, Distributed systems, Mapreduce, Flume.Director of Perception @ From December 2015 to Present (1 month) Senior Staff Engineer @ Continue managing a 9 person team working on large scale image annotation and object detection. From November 2015 to December 2015 (2 months) Staff Engineer @ Technical lead and manager (since 2013) of the Total Recall team, which specialized in classification and annotation in images using deep neural networks. Our team contributed two of the key computer vision technologies at Google: the Inception neural network architecture and the Multibox object detection system. On the strength of these technologies, we won the prestigious 2014 Imagenet Classification and Detection challenges. Jointly with the ICA team, we launched the latest 4 generations of image annotation backends that power the image search and organization functionality of the Google Photos app. We developed a novel large scale object localization system that provides bounding boxes for thousands of objects in personal photos and deployed two generations of this system to production. From 2010 to October 2015 (5 years) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Software Engineer @ Technical lead for the StreetView Pose Estimation and 3D Vision team. Responsible for StreetView pose and 3D model quality. Deployed multiple system improvements. Co-developed a system for loopclosing all the StreetView tracks (the whole world!) using laser-based pose constraints at track intersections. From September 2007 to December 2010 (3 years 4 months) Senior Scientist @ Worked on computer vision and machine learning projects. Some highlights: -- A novel system that uses face appearance, clothing and other cues for identity recognition in personal photo albums. -- A novel system to identify important face features in images -- Designed and implemented an algorithm to classify hundreds of different products based on their product feeds. -- Designed and implemented algorithms for object segmentation in images -- Designed and implemented the core part of the site's search engine From September 2005 to August 2007 (2 years) PhD, Computer Science: Machine Learning @ Stanford University From 2001 to 2005 MS, Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence @ Stanford University From 1999 to 2001 BS, Computer Science @ Stanford University From 1995 to 1999 Asen Zlatarov, Haskovo Dragomir (Drago) is skilled in: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Algorithms, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Systems, Python, MapReduce, Scalability, Hadoop, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, C++, Data Mining
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 1 month(s)
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