Rosie Jones is a Principal Scientist at Microsoft, in the New England Research and Development Center (NERD), where she works on conversational understanding. Prior to this she was Director of Data Science at MediaMath, where she led a team conducting research on large-scale machine learned models for display advertising. She moved to MediaMath via an acquisition from Akamai. Prior to working at Akamai, Dr Jones spent 8 years as a scientist at Yahoo! Labs, working on search and sponsored search. Her research interests include language technologies and applied machine learning. Her research at Akamai and Yahoo! has led to publications, product improvements and 12 issued patents, as well as academic service including senior PC member for COLING and SIGIR. Dr Jones is a Senior Member of the ACM.