Anton is a software engineer on the Google Accelerated Science team. His previous work at Google includes natural language understanding and image search. His previous work outside of Google includes research and engineering in machine perception. He got his PhD in mathematics from UC Berkeley in 2011, after which he was a postdoc at Caltech. His academic work specialized in algebraic geometry, particularly the geometry of algebraic stacks. He founded mathoverflow.net in 2009, and served as its benevolent dictator for several years.