Sercan Arik is a Research Scientist at Google Cloud AI. Motivated by the mission of democratizing AI and bringing it to the most impactful use cases (from Healthcare, Finance, Retail, Media, Education, Communications and many other industries), he works on making AI high-performance for the most-demanded data types, interpretable, fair, data-efficient, robust and reliable. Before joining Google, he was a Research Scientist at Baidu Silicon Valley AI Lab. At Baidu, he focused on deep learning research, particularly for applications in human-technology interfaces. He co-developed state-of-the-art speech synthesis, keyword spotting, voice cloning, and neural architecture search systems. Prior to Baidu, he completed a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University in 2016. He has co-authored more than 50 journal and conference publications.