As a boy growing up in rural Central Vietnam, Quoc Le (Le Viet Quoc) was fascinated by machines, inventors, and mathematics. These passions shaped his subsequent interest in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Today he is a scientist at Google, where he is one of the leading artificial intelligence researchers at the Google Brain project. In 2014, Quoc was recognized by the MIT Technology Review as one of the top innovators in the world under the age of 35.
Quoc’s work has won multiple awards at international conferences on machine learning and artificial intelligence and has been profiled in the New York Times Magazine.
Quoc obtained his PhD in Computer Science at Stanford University and a Bachelor of Software Engineering (First Class Honors) at the Australian National University, where he was a Distinguished Scholar. He is a proud graduate of Quoc Hoc Hue High School in Hue.