Dr. Yunbo Ouyang is a senior software engineer in LinkedIn AI Foundations team who has expertise and works extensively on automatic hyperparameter tuning. He is one of the key players building LinkedIn’s offline and online hyperpameter tuning libraries. He obtained his Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published papers in top conferences such as SIAM International Conference on Data Mining. He has been serving as a reviewer for multiple top conferences such as NeurIPS, KDD and AAAI. He has taught and TAed multiple advanced statistics and machine learning courses in UIUC.