How to Hack Your Career w/ Ivan Bercovich

by Patricia Morland, Graduate Career Peer Advisor
Friday, October 21, 2022 1:46 PM

Ivan Bercovich, innovator and leader in the tech industry, is visiting campus next month! Come to his talk, "How to Hack Your Career," on Thursday, November 10 at 4p in 1173 HSSB where you'll learn how to make the most out of your transition from university to workforce. Register today!

Bio: Ivan spent ten years at Graphiq, a startup which was eventually acquired by Amazon. At Graphiq, he built one of the largest general knowledge graphs and developed natural language understanding and generation technology. The system his team developed powers the majority of Alexa’s open domain question understanding and answering. Ivan is a holistic product leader who has managed large teams (130+) comprised of software developers, product managers, and knowledge engineers. Ivan's technical expertise is in structured data and conversational systems. He has also spent many years refining the human-in-the-loop model, pushing humans up the stack as ML techniques improve. He loves thinking and experimenting with management and organizational approaches to optimize product/ software development and foster innovation.