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Scaling Language Models: Successes and Challenges in Production - A Khanmigo Case Study

In the masterclass, Shawn Jansepar, Director of Engineering and Product Leader at Khan Academy, will share insights from Khanmigo's own experiences in using AI to transform learning and teaching. Shawn will provide a comprehensive and practical understanding of the hurdles and victories encountered when scaling language models at the enterprise level, equipping participants with actionable strategies for their own projects.

By explaining in detail the challenges and frameworks that Khan Academy used to build Khanmingo, and through group discussions and problem-solving, participants will gain hands-on experience in tackling the real-world problem of building the world's most advanced Socratic tutor in just 3 months.

Time & Place

Oct 11

13:00 - 15:00

Classroom A

Classroom A


Meet Your Intructors

Shawn Jansepar

Khanmigo Product Leader, Khan Academy

Shawn Jansepar is the Director of Engineering and Product Leader of the Khanmigo Platform at Khan Academy. Shawn focuses on leveraging technology for social use, emphasizing strong team-building to deliver exceptional products. Shawn’s careful attention to the growth and success of his teams fosters a collaborative and inclusive environment. His dedication to social impact ensures that the Khanmigo Platform aligns with Khan Academy’s mission of delivering accessible, high-quality education. Shawn also serves as the Modo Co-op Vice Chair of the Board, underscoring his steadfast commitment to community and cooperative initiatives.

What To Expect

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In order to register to our workshops you must purchase a Platinum Pass. With the Pass you are eligible to select up to 4 workshops. If you are interested in attending only one workshop you may purchase the Gold Plus Pass.

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