Speaker Series Friday 4/12 6:30pm – Founder of Google News Krishna Bharat
Dr. Krishna Bharat, Founder of Google News
Friday, April 12, 2019, 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the MPR.
Bringing News to the World
Dr. Krishna Bharat is an angel investor and founding advisor to search companies in Silicon Valley. He is also the founder of Google News, an automated news service aggregating more than 100,000 sources, with 72 editions in over 30 languages. Dr. Bharat received the 2003 World Technology Award for Media & Journalism. In 2004 he founded Google’s R&D operations in India and served as the center’s first director until 2006. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Bharat serves on the Board of Columbia Journalism School and JSK Journalism Fellowships at Stanford. He also teaches Computational Journalism at Stanford.
Light snacks will be provided, Parents and children welcome!