Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Patricia ThaineCEO, Private AI

Patricia is the Co-Founder & CEO of Private AI, a Microsoft-backed
startup, is also a Computer Science PhD Candidate at the University
of Toronto (on leave) and a Vector Institute alumna. Her R&D work
is focused on privacy-preserving natural language processing, with
a focus on applied cryptography and re-identification risk.
Patricia is a recipient of the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, the RBC Graduate Fellowship, the Beatrice “Trixie” Worsley Graduate Scholarship in Computer Science, and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship. She has a decade of research and software development experience, including at the McGill Language Development Lab, the University of Toronto’s Computational Linguistics Lab, the University of Toronto’s Department of Linguistics, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

She attended Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto.