Jure Leskovec

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Jure Leskovec

Jure Leskovec

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science


I am associate professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where I am a member of the InfoLab and the AI lab. I joined the department in September 2009.

I am also working as Chief Scientists at Pinterest, where I am focusing on machine learning problems. I co-founded of a machine learning startup Kosei, which was acquired by Pinterest.

In 2008/09 I was a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University working with Jon Kleinberg and Dan Huttenlocher. I completed my Ph.D. in Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University under the supervision of Christos Faloutsos in 2008.

I did my undergraduate degree in computer science at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2004.

I also work with the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia.