Estevam Hruschka is Lab Director and Staff Research Scientist at Megagon Labs. Prior to Megagon Labs, he was co-leader on the conception, design, creation, deployment, and development of the first Never-Ending Learning System in the history of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. Also, he was an associate professor of computer science at the Federal University of Sao Carlos (Brazil) and a Visiting Professor at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA). His work focuses on both theoretical and applied problems and he is mainly interested in how to build intelligent computer systems capable of deeply understanding Natural Language in a Never-Ending Learning approach. Between 2017 and 2020, he was with Amazon (Alexa Search Team) in Seattle, WA.