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The Future of Cloud Infrastructure for Large AI Models

Date and Time
Monday, April 24, 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Computer Science Small Auditorium (Room 105)
Distinguished Colloquium Series Speaker
Adam Finkelstein

Corey Sanders
Corey Sanders, CVP, Microsoft Cloud for Industry, will join us to share how Microsoft is building the infrastructure requirements for scaling AI and Large Language Model (LLM) services, with a specific focus on Azure, GPU sourcing and the architecture of OpenAI-specific data centers.

Corey will highlight the impact of advanced AI models, such as Github CoPilot, including the workings and quality of these tools and models with real-world examples of how advanced AI models are already transforming the software development landscape.

Bio: Corey Sanders is the Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Cloud for Industry, an organization dedicated to serving our customers with tailored industry solutions as they transform into successful digital businesses.  

Prior to this role, Corey led Microsoft Commercial Solution Areas, owning sales strategy and corporate technical sales across Solution Areas and Teams that include Digital Application Innovation, Azure Infrastructure & IoT, Azure Data & AI, Business Applications, Security, and Modern Workplace. His focus also included selling the full value of Microsoft cross-cloud solutions and advancing the technical depth of the Microsoft Solutions team.   

Earlier, Corey was Head of Product for Azure Compute and the founder of Microsoft Azure’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) business. During that time, he was responsible for products, strategy and technical vision aligned to core Azure compute services. He also led program management for multiple Azure services. Earlier in his career, Corey was a developer in the Windows Serviceability team with ownership across the networking and kernel stack for Windows. 

In his first role at Microsoft in 2003, Corey served as an intern on the Windows team, after graduating from Princeton University, where he earned his Bachelor S.E. in Computer Science.  

Today, Corey resides with his family in New Jersey. 

To request accommodations for a disability please contact Emily Lawrence, emilyl@cs.princeton.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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