Emmanouil Koukoumidis Software/ML Engineer & Manager


I make the world better one block of code at a time... I am very passionate about technology and the positive impact it can have. Depending on the need, I work as a software engineer, machine learning scientist, and/or software manager.

I am currently a Machine Learning Software Engineer in Facebook (Seattle, WA). Before joining Facebook, I was at Microsoft (Redmond, WA) where I led the development of several innovative artificial intelligence technologies. I have also worked at MIT (Cambridge, MA), Microsoft Research (Redmond, WA), SMART Center (Singapore), Google (Mountain View, WA), CERN (Geneva, Switzerland), and ICCS (Athens, Greece). I completed my PhD in Princeton University focusing on mobile-cloud systems co-design and the ML-based analysis of data crowdsourced by such systems.

You can find more information about my work below. I also maintain a blog.

Released Apps

"Zo" social bot: Zo is a social bot that supports open-ended contextual conversations. Any question is fair game for Zo... Check it out!
"Via" app: The Via app allows the user to search for POIs along a route so that they can find, for example, not just the closest, but the most convenient gas station (smallest detour) along their route. Developed the search along a route cloud service that powers up the WP "Via" app. The app itself was developed by Integrated Computer Solutions Inc. 2013.




Selected Press:

Twenty years from now
you will be more dissappointed
by the things that you didn't do
than by the ones you did.
So throw off the bowlines.
sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain
If there is no wind, row.
Polish proverb

Imagination is more important than knowledge...
Albert Einstein