Tonya has 15 years of experience in performing AI research and leading AI research teams & projects. Tonya has a Ph.D. in Linguistics, an M.S. in Computer Science, an M.A. in Linguistics, and a B.A. in Music. Her research interests include Natural Language Processing & Understanding, Information Retrieval, and Machine Learning. Previous to joining Autodesk in 2019, Tonya held AI Research positions at Thomson Reuters, Honeywell, and eBay.