Franz Josef Och
Machine translation researcher and engineering director
Franz Joseph Och is a research scientist and engineering director who led Google Translate for its first half decade.
He studied at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and RWTH Aachen University.
In 2004, he joined Google, where he led Google Translate.
In 2014, he left Google to join Human Longevity, Inc. In 2016, he joined Grail. In 2018, he joined Facebook.