Joaquin Quiñonero Candela is a Director of AI at Facebook. He built the AML (Applied Machine Learning) team, driving product impact at scale through applied research in machine learning, language understanding, computer vision, computational photography, augmented reality, and other AI disciplines. AML also built the unified AI platform that powers all production applications of AI across the family of Facebook products. Quiñonero Candela is now focused on new AI challenges, including the ethics of AI.
His activities in the area of AI ethics include serving on the Board of Directors of the Partnership on AI, an organization interested in the societal consequences of artificial intelligence.