Leyla is a senior engineering leader at Meta, based in NYC. She and her organization own Meta’s ML/AI internal development platform and tools and maintain a number of other ML projects, including Bento Notebook and FBLearner interactive DevX.
Leyla has previously played the executive role of VP of Media Platform at Reuters News, focusing on building an extensive content exchange platform serving fact detection, generative, and personalization modeling, as well as applying AI to connect a variety of connect types, including Video, Audio, Text, and Geo info into News Agencies ecosystem and research.
Her innovative data-driven approach to fraud detection and protection brought AI-based solutions to the Financial space for the first time back in 2017.
With over 15 years of embedded experience and a modern and unique leadership style driving innovative delivery, Leyla has always been focused on developing and monetizing SW and AI technology products while building top-performing, exceptionally engaged organizations with an employee-first approach naturally leading to impactful business outcomes measured by key results.