Pinar Yanardag is a recent postdoctoral graduate of MIT Media Lab, and currently serves as the CEO of A.I. Fiction, a creative studio specialized in artificial intelligence. Her main interests focus on creative applications of AI and digital storytelling. Her research is published at top machine learning conferences such as KDD and NIPS, and extensively covered by the media including Time, WSJ, The Guardian and NPR. Pinar got her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue in 2016.