Research Engineering Team Leader
Shibl leads DeepMind Research Engineering teams for North America and co-leads the Montreal DeepMind Research Lab. Shibl is passionate about combining best engineering practices with machine learning research to advance the frontiers of our knowledge of AI and using it to build a better world. Before joining DeepMind, Shibl was Site Director for Google Montreal, where he helped grow the team and expand its scope to include both engineering and AI research. He was also involved in local initiatives contributing to the Montreal tech and AI community. Previously, Shibl has founded and managed a number of start-ups. He was VP Technology of E-Concept, building interactive TV solutions that bridged the web and TV worlds. He later founded W4 Technologies. Then became VP Wireless Solutions for Cognicase, where he oversaw the development of banking, retail and consumer solutions in the mobile space. Shibl later founded Sequence Bioinformatics that developed genome analysis and knowledge management solutions for biotechs. He holds an Msc in Artificial Intelligence and BEng in Computer Science, both from Queen Mary College, London University. Shibl also co-founded TechAide and participated in helping startups through TechStars and FounderFuel. Shibl’s current interests include building useful AI, and contributing to making Montreal the capital of machine learning.