Rushin Shah is an engineering leader at Facebook, currently working on natural language understanding and dialog. Previously, he was at Siri at Apple for 5 years, where he built and headed the natural language understanding group, which included teams dedicated to modeling, engineering and data science. He also worked at the query understanding group at Yahoo. He has worked on a broad range of problems in the NLP area including parsing, information extraction, dialog and question answering. He holds degrees in language technologies and computer science from Carnegie Mellon and IIT Kharagpur.