Satyen Kale is a research scientist at Google Research working in the New York office. His current research is the design of efficient and practical algorithms for fundamental problems in Machine Learning and Optimization. More specifically, he is interested in decision making under uncertainty, statistical learning theory, combinatorial optimization, and convex optimization techniques such as linear and semidefinite programming. His research has been recognized with several awards: a best paper award at ICML 2015, a best paper award at ICLR 2018, and a best student paper award at COLT 2018. He was a program chair of COLT 2017 and ALT 2019.