Maya Gupta is a Senior Staff Research Scientist at Google Research, where she runs the GlassBox Machine Learning R&D Team, focusing on designing controllable machine learning solutions.  Before joining Google in 2012, Gupta was an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington. She did her PhD at Stanford University in 2003, and holds a BS EE and BA Economics from Rice University. She has also worked for Ricoh’s California Research Lab, NATO’s Undersea Research Center, Hewlett Packard R&D, and AT&T Labs. Gupta founded and runs the wooden jigsaw puzzle company, Artifact Puzzles.