Google Montreal Site Director, Google
Leading DeepMind Engineering and Program Management teams in Canada, Shibl is passionate about combining best engineering practices with machine learning research to advance our knowledge of AI and using it to build a better world.
Prior to joining DeepMind, Shibl was Engineering Site Lead for Google Montreal where he helped grow the team and expand its scope to include both engineering and AI research, as well as contributing to Montreal tech and AI community.
Previously, Shibl has founded and managed a number of start-ups. He was VP Technology of E-Concept, building interactive TV solutions that bridged the web and TV worlds. He later founded W4 Technologies, then VP Wireless Solutions for Cognicase where he oversaw the development of banking, retail and consumer solutions in the mobile space. Shibl later founded Sequence Bioinformatics that developed genome analysis and knowledge management solutions for biotechs.
Shibl’s current interests include building useful AI, and contributing to make Montreal the capital of machine learning.
He holds an Msc in Artificial Intelligence and BEng in Computer Science, both from Queen Mary College, London University. Shibl also volunteers much of his time to the Tech industry, such as TECH-Aide and FounderFuel.