Jacob Eisenstein is a research scientist at Google, where he is focused on making language technology more robust and trustworthy. He was previously on the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he supervised six successful doctoral dissertations, received the NSF CAREER Award for research on computational sociolinguistics, and wrote a textbook on natural language processing. He completed his Ph.D. at MIT, winning the George M. Sprowls award for a dissertation on computational models of speech and gesture. Thanks to his brief appearance in the documentary film "If These Knishes Could Talk", Jacob has a Bacon number of 2.