Yacine Jernite

Machine Learning and Society Lead

Hugging Face

Dr. Yacine Jernite is Machine Learning and Society Lead at Hugging Face, an AI platform and community dedicated to developing and sharing open source machine learning models and datasets, including a notable code library for building transformer models for natural language processing and BLOOM, a multilingual large language model with 176 billion parameters. At Hugging Face, Dr. Jernite works on ML systems governance at the intersection of regulatory and technical tools. Dr. Jernite received a masters degree in applied mathematics from the Ecole Normale Superiere in France, a Ph.D. in computer science from NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, and was a postdoctoral researcher at FAIR, Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research group, working on unsupervised text summarization, long form question answering, and natural language interactions between human and machine.