Laura is an AI/ML researcher at MosaicML, a startup making AI training more efficient. Before that, she spent a few years at a couple of well-funded AI hardware startups. She was an early employee at Groq, founded by Google TPU engineers, and a Principal Engineer at Sambanova Systems, working on training ML models on novel architectures. She is a venture scout for Grishin Robotics and volunteers with Girls Who Code. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Math from Reed College and her Ph.D in computer science from New York University.