2022 Young Alumni Achievement Award

Jerry Talton is the Chief Technology Officer at Carta, a $7.4 billion global financial software company. Prior to joining Carta in 2018, Jerry managed Slack's first Machine Learning team in the Search, Learning, & Intelligence group in Manhattan, and was the founder and CEO of Apropose, a data-driven design startup backed by NEA and Andreessen Horowitz. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University, BS and MS degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and previously worked at Intel, Adobe, and Nvidia. His academic research has been cited more than a thousand times, and garnered several best paper awards and nominations.