Alex Chao

Building Generative AI


Currently, Alex is building next-generation AI products at Microsoft through the Office of the CTO with an emphasis on multimodal and large language models. Over the last decade, Alex has successfully launched applied ML products across industries in health, gaming, finance, defense, energy, autonomous vehicles, semiconductors, and enterprise tech. He has held product management roles at SambaNova Systems and building out ML Platforms and deep learning offerings to enterprise customers. Alex continues to be an active ML practitioner and was the first data science hire at Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group working on building large scale computer vision and sensor fusion algorithms for self-driving cars. Alex is motivated to help raise the next generation of data scientists and product leaders and has taught and mentored at places like General Assembly, Springboard, and Product School to equip students for their future success. He is a proud alumni of UC Berkeley! Go Bears!