Leskovec Jure

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University

Jure Leskovec is an associate professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where he is a member of the InfoLab and the AI lab. Prof. Leskovec joined the department in September 2009. He is also working as Chief Scientist at Pinterest, where he focuses on machine learning problems. He co-founded a machine learning startup Kosei, which was acquired by Pinterest. In 2008/09, Prof. Leskovec was a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University working with Jon Kleinberg and Dan Huttenlocher. He completed his Ph.D. in Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University under the supervision of Christos Faloutsos in 2008. He completed his undergraduate degree in computer science at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2004. Prof. Leskovec also worked with the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia.