Andre Briggs (Microsoft): Mentor


Andre Briggs


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Areas of Expertise: Software Engineering, Startups, Cloud Computing, Data Science

Andre Briggs is a senior engineer in the Artificial Intelligence and Research group at Microsoft.

Some of Andre's design contributions include relevancy, prediction, capacity engineering, and mobile telemetry. Andre has deep knowledge of online advertising systems. He is highly involved in recruiting development talent. Andre regularly volunteers his time as a mentor for Microsoft Ventures. Andre is often the go-to person for advice on building distributed systems, bundling & unbundling APIs, scalability tips, and introductions.

Outside of work Andre has participated in several local hackathons. He has spoken at SXSW in past as a mentor and panelist. Once organizing a panel around modern strategies for tech inclusion.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced