Today it became known that Apple hired a former Google Executive Director John Giannandrea. On the new job it needs to lead the Department dedicated to the development of artificial intelligence and working on machine-learning techniques.
In fact, John Giannandrea you will develop Core technologies ML and work on Siri. However, his work on proprietary voice assistant from Apple will be somewhat complicated by the position of the company Apple regarding user data. Cupertinos unlike competitors only collect differentiated data that complicates their analysis and work on Siri.
However, these limitations should not seriously interfere with Giannandrea in his work, as he has impressive experience in their field. Before switching to Apple, Giannandrea eight years at Google, where he studied machine-learning techniques. In addition, he founded several companies — Tellme Networks and Metaweb Technologies.
We will remind that earlier for the development of Siri replied Craig Federighi, who now holds the post of Vice-President of Apple on software development. After joining the company, Giannandrea Craig Federighi will focus on iOS and macOS.