Chutes & Ladders: Google’s Calico snags Daphne Koller from Coursera

Welcome to this week’s Chutes and Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry. Please send the good word–or the bad–from your shop to Eric Sagonowsky (email) or Alyssa Huntley (email | Twitter), and we will feature it here at the end of each week. Google’s Calico snags Daphne Koller from Coursera CalicoDaphne Koller will be the chief computing officer Daphne Koller is slipping away from Coursera to take on the chief computing officer role at Google-owned Calico. Koller will help to boost up Calico’s computational biology and machine learning team. Koller cofounded Coursera–an online education site–after her time at Stanford University. Her job at Calico will be to build up a machine learning team that will work to understand aging and help people live longer and healthier lives.…


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