Larry Jackel is President of North C Technologies and has been consulting with NVIDIA since 2015. For most of his scientific career, Jackel was a manager and researcher at Bell Labs and then AT&T Labs. He created and managed research groups in Microscience and Microfabrication, Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition, and Carrier-Scale Telecom Services. Jackel’s Bell Labs department was instrumental in pioneering much of the machine learning technology in use today, including deep learning. From 2003-2007, Jackel was a DARPA program manager in the IPTO and TTO offices. He conceived and managed programs in Autonomous Ground Robot Navigation and Locomotion. Jackel holds a PhD in experimental physics from Cornell University with a thesis in superconducting electronics. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the IEEE.