Azin Asgarian

Applied Research Scientist

About

Azin is an Applied Research Scientist on our Impact Team, working on transfer learning and domain adaptation projects with our portfolio companies. She studies the potential approaches our portfolio companies can use to aggregate customer data and machine learning models to improve model performance and solve cold-start problems. She also helps our companies implement and apply the potential solutions to their specific use cases.

Experience

Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Azin was a Research Assistant at University of Toronto, where she worked on several projects such as transfer learning, facial expression recognition and semantic segmentation. Due to her interest in the application of machine learning and computer vision in healthcare, she also worked as Research Assistant at University Health Network, where she used deep learning methods to develop a vision-based pain detection system.

Education

Azin holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Tehran.

Did you know?

Azin loves sports, especially table tennis, snowboarding, volleyball and swimming. When she’s not busy with sports, she enjoys painting, traveling and exploring new things.

Contact Azin

(416) 868-9696

Areas of Expertise

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning

Computer Vision

Transfer Learning

Companies

Cority

Cority leverages its cutting-edge SaaS-based technology and broad environmental, health and safety (EHS) product suite to partner with organizations around the world to effect meaningful change in the way environmental, health, and safety is managed. Cority stands by its customers as they attain performance goals, reduce EHS risks, enhance corporate productivity, and create a healthier workforce.

Team: Jason Brenier, Steve Leightell, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya, Michael Robinson, Parinaz Sobhani, Ben Wilde

Bluecore

Bluecore enables eCommerce marketers to create and distribute personalized emails with the speed and precision not previously possible, dynamically reacting to customer behaviors and catalog changes in seconds. With more than 150 customers representing more than 180 high-end apparel, electronics, automotive and consumer brands, Bluecore delivers customer engagement and conversion at rates that defy industry standards.

Team: Tyson Baber, Justin Lafayette, Parinaz Sobhani, Emily Walsh, Margaret Wu