Steve Baker
Chief Science Officer & Co-founder

Steven (Steve) Baker is a Co-founder and Chief Science Officer at Laserlike. Before that, he was a Distinguished Engineer in Google Search. Steve co-founded key projects on language understanding and artificial intelligence at Google: Notably, he created the synonyms system, which processed petabytes of data to build statistical/machine learned models of word equivalence.  He created WebAnswers, which is the largest question answering system in the world that answers billions of questions a week on Google search and the assistant. He also was responsible at one time or another for the top three most important search relevance signals. Steve has a BA in computer science from Cornell University, New York.