Senior Director, Office of the CTO, AI Product Group, Intel
Casimir Wierzynski is Senior Director, Office of the CTO, in the Artificial Intelligence Product Group at Intel Corporation. He leads research efforts to identify, synthesize, and incubate emerging technologies that will enable the next generation of AI systems.
Before joining Intel in 2017, Cas led research teams in neuromorphic computing, learning and AI planning, and autonomous robotics at Qualcomm. Prior to Qualcomm, Cas was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he traded fixed income and credit derivatives.
Cas received his BS and MS in electrical engineering at MIT, completing his master’s thesis at AT&T Bell Labs, and a BA in mathematics at Cambridge University as a British Marshall Scholar. Driven by his passion for AI and the brain, Cas left finance to receive his PhD at Caltech in Computation and Neural Systems, where he used large-scale neural recordings to study the relationship between memory consolidation and sleep. At Caltech he received a NDSEG Fellowship, a Beckman Fellowship, a Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship, and the Ferguson Prize for the best doctoral thesis in biology.