Niki Parmar

Niki was previously a Staff Research Scientist at Google where she launched some of the first successful deep learning models for Question Answering and Text similarity for Google Search and Ads. She was one of the main contributors of the Attention Is All You Need paper that invented the Transformer model. She led the early work on scaling transformer models and extending it to tasks like image generation and computer vision. She enjoys creating utility ceramics art and hiking along the pacific coast.