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Apple Just Poached Google’s AI Chief. Now Maybe Siri Will Get Smarter

April 4, 2018

Via: Fortune

Not long after Google confirmed that early employee Jeff Dean was taking over from senior vice president of engineering John Giannandrea, it became clear where Giannandrea was going: Apple.

As reported by The New York Times late Tuesday, Giannandrea will run Apple’s machine learning and artificial intelligence strategy. Back at Google, he was in charge of both AI and search, but that role is being split in two (Dean gets AI, and Ben Gomes takes over search development.)

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