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Theresa Breiner


Theresa Breiner is a Software Engineer on Google's Speech team working on language support and quality, often for languages spoken in regions that have not previously had much access to technology. She specifically works on research and infrastructure scaling efforts to internationalize the language models that support systems for mobile input and speech recognition, and are used in cool Google products like Gboard and the Assistant. Challenges include finding data to train new models and scaling pipelines to seamlessly work for all kinds of languages despite their differences. Theresa earned her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and a Master's of Computer and Information Technology (MCIT), both at the University of Pennsylvania in her hometown of Philadelphia.

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