Stephen Merity is a senior research scientist at Salesforce Research, joining as part of the MetaMind acquisition. His recent publications have involved adding memory and attention mechanisms to neural networks. Prior to joining MetaMind, Stephen worked on big data at Common Crawl, data analytics at Freelancer.com, and online education at Grok Learning. Stephen holds a master's degree in computational science and engineering from Harvard University and a bachelor of information technology from the University of Sydney. Stephen can be found on Twitter at @smerity.