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Michael Gygli

Principal Applied Scientist at Zalando

Michael Gygli is a Principal Applied Scientist at Zalando. He has a track record in shipping ML-enabled products and pushing ML research forward. He started his career with a Ph.D. in Computer Vision from ETH Zurich, gained industry experience at Google and Yahoo and has co-founded Cerrion. At Cerrion, a YCombinator startup, he built the initial MVP and served as the CTO for 2.5 years, leading a team of six engineers in backend development and machine learning, before transitioning from an operational to an advisory role.

As a researcher, he has published 30+ papers with 2700+ citations. His research interests lay in textual-visual learning and foundation models, interactive models and continual learning.