Mazin Gilbert

Mazin Gilbert of ICSI's Board of Trustees

Mazin Gilbert is the assistant vice president of technical research at AT&T Labs. He leads AT&T’s research in areas of intelligent systems including speech, language, and dialog processing, machine learning, business analytics and statistics, machine vision, and video processing. He has more than 22 years of experience working in industry at AT&T Labs, Bell Labs, BBC, and British Telecom, and in academia at Rutgers University, Princeton University, and Liverpool University.

Work Experience

  • Assistant Vice President, AT&T Labs, present
  • Executive Director, AT&T Labs, 1999-2012
  • Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs, 1993-1999
  • Research Professor, CAIP Center, Rutgers University, 1991-1992


  • MBA, Wharton Business School, 2009
  • PhD, Liverpool University, 1991
  • BEng, Liverpool University, 1987

Awards, Honors, and Significant Achievements

  • More than 100 publications, including one book
  • Holds 72 U.S. patents in speech and language processing
  • Evangelized AT&T’s Watson speech product and Speech Cloud Enabler
  • AT&T Science and Technology Award
  • Chair, IEEE Signal Processing Society Industrial Relations Committee
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Lifeboat Foundation
  • Co-founder of several companies including QVoice, Bridgepointe Family Dentistry, Bridgepointe Dental, Bridgewater Professional Group, and M&S Property Enterprises
  • Fellow, IEEE