Forrest completed a B.S. in computer science at University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley, where his research focused on deep neural networks. His advances in scalable training and efficient implementations of deep neural networks led to the founding of DeepScale, where he is CEO. DeepScale is focused entirely on building perception systems for autonomous vehicles, and DeepScale has a number of engagements with customers in the automotive industry.
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