Bala MeduriSenior Director, AI/ML Research & Platforms at eBay
Bala is a technology leader with 20+ years of experience building large-scale infrastructure, transaction platforms and applications. Bala leads eBay’s Computer Vision and NLP research groups along with the global AI/ML platform that is widely used across the company. He has broad and deep expertise in areas of architecture, platform engineering and large-scale production operations delivering creative and superior solutions to businesses. Bala has led large and complex teams comprised of SW/QE engineers, architects, data scientists and senior technology leaders in research and platform engineering spanning multiple geographies. He is passionate about building high-performing teams and fostering an environment of continuous learning, meritocracy, collaboration and diversity, where delivering outcomes of engineering excellence is recognized and rewarded.