Dr. Nashlie Sephus
Tech Evangelist, Amazon Web Services AI; Founder, TheBeanPath.org; Public Speaker
Dr. Nashlie H. Sephus is the Applied Science manager for Amazon Artificial Intelligence (AI) focusing on fairness and identifying biases in these technologies. She formerly led the Amazon Visual Search team in Atlanta, which launched visual search for replacement parts on the Amazon Shopping app in June 2018. This technology was a result of former startup Partpic (Atlanta) being acquired by Amazon, for which she was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Recently, Dr. Sephus became founder and CEO of The Bean Path non-profit organization based in Jackson, MS assisting individuals with technical expertise and guidance to fill the tech gap in communities.