Senior Director of AI SW Products and Engineering
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Huma Abidi is a Senior Director of AI Software Products & Engineering at Intel, where she leads a globally diverse team of engineers and technologists responsible for delivering world-class products that enable customers to create AI solutions. Huma joined Intel as Software Engineer and has since worked in a variety of Engineering, Validation, and Management roles in the area of Compilers, Binary translation, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Deep Learning. She led the AI Deep Learning Software team that helped bring intel Xeon Artificial Intelligence (AI) experiences to market, by improving SW performance by 2 orders of magnitude resulting in AI revenue over $1 billion and has continued to grow significantly. Twice she has received the Intel Achievement Award (IAA) - *Intel's highest honor* and thrice awarded with the Intel Software Quality Award, for delivering quality SW. She is passionate about women’s education, supporting several organizations around the world for this cause, she was nominated for VentureBeat 2020 and 2019 (finalist) Women in AI award in Mentorship, She was listed as one of the 4 women shaping Intel’s AI business by the Silicon Valley Business Journal Category. Huma holds an MS in computer science from the University of Massachusetts. She has been delivering keynotes at several major conferences, recently at the O'Reilly AI conference in San Francisco, MIT PAN Arab conference in Lebanon, and author of several technical and women in tech blogs. She has been interviewed by numerous widely popular podcast hosts and major publications throughout the world.