Advance #BornGlobal S2 Ep29: Dr Seiji Armstrong

In this podcast series, Season 2 shines a spotlight on the outstanding finalists and awardees from the Global Australian Awards 2022, who are making a substantial impact around the world. These inspiring GameChangers generously share the story of their international career journey with us, the highlights and challenges, and what motivates them in their work. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe.

Season 1 of the #BornGlobal GameChanger podcast series celebrates the GameChangers from our 2021 Awards, who are also incredibly inspiring individuals! We hope you enjoy listening to the stories of these remarkable global Australians.

In this episode, you will meet Dr Seiji Armstrong, Technology and Entrepreneurship Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022. 

Dr Seiji Armstrong is a quantum physicist and machine learning specialist on a mission to make the internet safer. As Head of Machine Learning in the Trust and Safety division at Google headquarters in California, Dr Armstrong leads a dedicated team focused on protecting child safety, countering violent extremism and, most recently, eradicating Covid-19-related racial vilification online. Operating in what is a new frontier for global safety and security, he has developed a series of machine-learning algorithms able to rapidly identify online abuse and policy breaches, with the goal of creating a safer place for all digital users online.

In this interview, Dr Armstrong shares his insights on effective communication and team building. His work at Google in this critical area benefits us all and offers a glimpse into the threats to online safety. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Dr Armstrog also brings a personal perspective to working in this field as a father to two young daughters. He is dedicated to empowering the next generation and inspiring them to make a difference in the world. 

Learn more about Dr Seiji Armstrong in his 2022 GameChanger profile here > Dr Seiji Armstrong

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