Curtis leads the content moderation and understanding group at Snap and has 17+ years of industry experience in building both consumer and enterprise products. Most recently before Snap, Curtis led the core ML and data foundation group at Facebook/Meta, responsible for content understanding, measurement capabilities, and ML platform. Highlights of his work included spearheading and launching multiple 0→1 initiatives, such as on-device AI, graph learning, and AI governance, and he was the co-organizer for the FB NLP Summit for several years. Previously, Curtis was a founding member of Gemini at Yahoo!, revamping the ML ranking and retrieval stack for mobile sponsored search. Prior to Yahoo!, Curtis led ML efforts in the innovation center at SAP Labs, focusing on natural language understanding, in-memory & distributed computing, and representation learning.