Boston | April 30-May 3, 2019

East 2019 Speakers

We have a fantastic lineup of some of the best and brightest expert speakers and core contributors in data science

New speakers will be added weekly

ODSC will host more than 250 presenters. Speaker profiles are added weekly. Check back for updates.

Sample of our Current Speakers

Michael Stonebraker, PhD
Michael Stonebraker, PhD

A.M. Turing Award Laureate, Professor, Co-Founder

MIT CSAIL, Tamr

Regina Barzilay
Regina Barzilay

Professor, MacArthur Fellow

MIT CSAIL

Andreas Mueller, PhD
Andreas Mueller, PhD

Author, Lecturer, Core Contributer of scikit-learn

Columbia Data Science Institute

Dr. Kirk Borne
Dr. Kirk Borne

Principal Data Scientist

Booz Allen Hamilton

Alexander Spangher
Alexander Spangher

Data Scientist

New York Times

Daniel Gerlanc
Daniel Gerlanc

President

Enplus Advisors Inc.

David Talby, PhD
David Talby, PhD

CTO

Pacific AI

Gabriela de Queiroz
Gabriela de Queiroz

Founder

R Ladies

Guy Royse
Guy Royse

Developer Evangelist

DataRobot

Josh Wills
Josh Wills

Director of Engineering

Slack

Lukas Biewald
Lukas Biewald

Founder

Weights & Biases

Dr. Rahul Dave
Dr. Rahul Dave

Lecturer in Computational Science

Harvard University

Ben Vigoda
Ben Vigoda

CEO

Gamalon

Neil Tenenholtz, PhD
Neil Tenenholtz, PhD

Director of Machine Learning

MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science

Joy Payton
Joy Payton

Supervisor, Data Education

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Jeffrey Yau, PhD
Jeffrey Yau, PhD

Chief Data Scientist

AllianceBernstein

Todd Cioffi
Todd Cioffi

Data Science Evangelist

DataRobot

Arun Verma, PhD
Arun Verma, PhD

Head-Quant Research Solutions

Bloomberg

Richard Palmer
Richard Palmer

CTO & Co-Founder

Gravyty

Isaac Reyes
Isaac Reyes

TedEx Speaker, Founder

DataSeer

Jared Lander
Jared Lander

Author, R Programming Expert, Statistics Professor

Columbia University

Julien Simon
Julien Simon

Principal Evangelist ML/AI EMEA

Amazon

Adam Breindel
Adam Breindel

Apache Spark Expert, Data Science Instructor and Consultant

Sihem Romdhani
Sihem Romdhani

Software Engineer

Veeva Systems

Haley Hunter-Zinck, PhD
Haley Hunter-Zinck, PhD

Health Science Specialist

VA Boston Healthcare System

Max Humber
Max Humber

Lead Instructor

General Assembly

Marsal Gavalda, PhD
Marsal Gavalda, PhD

Head of Machine Learning

Square

Adem Efe Gencer, PhD
Adem Efe Gencer, PhD

Software Engineer

LinkedIn

Alex Ratner
Alex Ratner

PhD Student

Stanford University

Ali Vanderveld, PhD
Ali Vanderveld, PhD

Head of Data Science

ShopRunner

Austin Rochford
Austin Rochford

Principal Data Scientist & Director

Monetate Labs

Francesco Mosconi, PhD
Francesco Mosconi, PhD

Data Scientist

Catalit

Fangjin Yang
Fangjin Yang

Core Contributor to Druid | CEO

Imply.io

John Boersma, PhD
John Boersma, PhD

Director of Education

DataRobot

Joshua Cook
Joshua Cook

Curriculum Designer

Databricks

Deepak Babu Mukunthu
Deepak Babu Mukunthu

Principal Program Manager, Azure AI Platform

Microsoft

Joseph Ross, PhD
Joseph Ross, PhD

Data Scientist

SignalFx

Naveen Swamy
Naveen Swamy

Software Developer

Amazon AI - AWS

Mat Leonard, PhD
Mat Leonard, PhD

Product Lead

Udacity

Douglas Blank
Douglas Blank

Professor of Computer Science | Core Developer of ConX

Bryn Mawr College

Kishore Kumar Reddy, PhD
Kishore Kumar Reddy, PhD

Staff Research Engineer

United Technologies Research Center

Utkarsh Contractor
Utkarsh Contractor

ML and AI Director

Aisera Inc.

Andrew Long, PhD
Andrew Long, PhD

Data Scientist

Fresenius Medical Care

Conor Jensen
Conor Jensen

Customer Success Manager

Domino Data Lab

Haftan Eckholdt, PhD
Haftan Eckholdt, PhD

Chief Data Science & Chief Science Officer

Understood.org

Jacob Schreiber
Jacob Schreiber

PhD Candidate

University of Washington

Laura Noren, PhD
Laura Noren, PhD

Director of Research, Professor

Obsidian Security, NYU Stern School of Business

Scott Haines
Scott Haines

Principal Software Engineer

Twilio

Eric Estabrooks
Eric Estabrooks

Founder and VP of Cloud and Data Services

DataKitchen

Gil Benghiat
Gil Benghiat

Co-founder

DataKitchen

Sourav Dey, PhD
Sourav Dey, PhD

CTO

Manifold

Alex Ng
Alex Ng

Senior Data Engineer

Manifold

Peter Wang
Peter Wang

CTO

Anaconda

Ted Petrou
Ted Petrou

Founder

Dunder Data

Yunus Genes, PhD
Yunus Genes, PhD

Sr. Data Scientist

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Anna Veronika Dorogush
Anna Veronika Dorogush

ML Lead

Yandex

Bill Shander
Bill Shander

Founder

Beehive Media

Alex S. Felmeister
Alex S. Felmeister

Supervisor, Data Integration

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Vasudha Shivamoggi, PhD
Vasudha Shivamoggi, PhD

Senior Data Scientist

Rapid7

Xiaoyong Zhu
Xiaoyong Zhu

Senior Data Scientist

Microsoft

Suman Bhattacharya, PhD
Suman Bhattacharya, PhD

Senior Data Scientist

Uber

Matthew Teschke
Matthew Teschke

Senior Data Scientist

Novetta

Bugra Akyildiz
Bugra Akyildiz

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Jet

Byron Galbraith, PhD
Byron Galbraith, PhD

Chief Data Scientist

Talla

Chelsea Douglas
Chelsea Douglas

Head of Project Management

Plotly

Ido Shlomo
Ido Shlomo

Data Science Manager

BlueVine

Cheng Zhan, PhD
Cheng Zhan, PhD

Data Scientist

Anadarko

Alyssa Columbus
Alyssa Columbus

Data Scientist

Pacific Life

Ilya Katsov
Ilya Katsov

Principal Architect

Grid Dynamics

Jeffrey Saltz
Jeffrey Saltz

Associate Professor

Syracuse University

Olivier Blais
Olivier Blais

Head of Data Science

Moov AI

Sam Ransbotham
Sam Ransbotham

Guest Editor

MIT Sloan Management Review

Hillary Green-Lerman
Hillary Green-Lerman

Senior Curriculum Lead

DataCamp

Adam Jenkins
Adam Jenkins

Data Science Lead

Biogen

Catherine Havasi, PhD
Catherine Havasi, PhD

AI Scientist | CEO & Co-Founder

MIT Media Lab | Luminoso

Matt Brems
Matt Brems

Global Lead Data Science Instructor

General Assembly

Leonardo De Marchi
Leonardo De Marchi

Head of Data Science and Analytics

Badoo

Michael Segala, PhD
Michael Segala, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

SFL Scientific

Mayank Kejriwal, PhD
Mayank Kejriwal, PhD

Research Scientist/ Research Assistant Professor

University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute

Parinaz Sobhani, PhD
Parinaz Sobhani, PhD

Director of Machine Learning

Georgian Partners

Carlo Dal Mutto, PhD
Carlo Dal Mutto, PhD

CTO

Aquifi Inc

Yong Tang, PhD
Yong Tang, PhD

Director of Engineering

MobileIron

Lutz Hamel, PhD
Lutz Hamel, PhD

Founder & CEO

kinaML

Jose Bento, PhD
Jose Bento, PhD

Assistance Professor

Boston College

Sukhada Palkar
Sukhada Palkar

Software Engineer

Airbnb

Brett Lantz
Brett Lantz

Senior Associate Director of Analytics

University of Michigan

Ryan Harter
Ryan Harter

Senior Staff Data Scientist

Mozilla

Bang Wong
Bang Wong

Creative Director

Broad Institute of Marvard

Mark Schindler
Mark Schindler

Co-founder, Managing Director

GroupVisual.io

Richard Liaw
Richard Liaw

AI Researcher

RISELab at UC Berkeley

Eric Liang
Eric Liang

Project Lead

RISELab at UC Berkeley

Saisi Peter
Saisi Peter

Product Manager, Artificial Intelligence

Facebook

Rajiv Shah, PhD
Rajiv Shah, PhD

Data Scientist

Data Robot

Anirudh Koul
Anirudh Koul

Head of AI & Research

Aira

Max Kuhn, PhD
Max Kuhn, PhD

Software Engineer, Author & creator of Caret

RStudio

Yves Hilpisch, PhD
Yves Hilpisch, PhD

Founder and Managing Partner

Python Quants

Christopher P. Bergh
Christopher P. Bergh

CEO, Head Chef

DataKitchen

Jennifer Kloke, PhD
Jennifer Kloke, PhD

VP of Product innovation

Ayasdi

Bobbie Carlton
Bobbie Carlton

Founder

Innovation Women

Arturo Amador, PhD
Arturo Amador, PhD

Senior Consultant

Capgemini Norway

Anjali Shah, PhD
Anjali Shah, PhD

Senior Data Scientist

IBM

Steve Geringer
Steve Geringer

Data Science Solutions Architect

IBM

Meina Zhou
Meina Zhou

Data Scientist

Capco

Adam McElhinney
Adam McElhinney

Chief of Machine Learning & AI Strategy

Uptake

Nicole Alexander
Nicole Alexander

Professor

New York University

Carl Hoffman
Carl Hoffman

Founder & CEO

Basis Technology

Sarah Aerni, PhD
Sarah Aerni, PhD

Director of Data Science and Engineering

Salesforce

Steven Huels
Steven Huels

Director of Engineering

Red Hat

Sherard Griffin
Sherard Griffin

Senior Principal Engineer

Red Hat

Tushar Katarki
Tushar Katarki

Sr. Principal Product Manager - OpenShift

Red Hat

Ted Kwartler
Ted Kwartler

Director, Data Scientist, Adjunct Professor

Liberty Mutual, Harvard Extension School

Jianghao Wang, PhD
Jianghao Wang, PhD

Data Scientist

MathWorks

Pitambar Dayal
Pitambar Dayal

Application Support Engineer

MathWorks

Robert Blanchard
Robert Blanchard

Sr. Analytical Training Consultant

SAS

Jordan Bakerman, PhD
Jordan Bakerman, PhD

Analytical Training Consultant

SAS

Mico Yuk
Mico Yuk

CEO and Founder

BI Brainz and the BI Dashboard Formula

Daniel Parton, PhD
Daniel Parton, PhD

Lead Data Scientist

Bardess Group

Serena Peruzzo
Serena Peruzzo

Sr. Data Scientist

Bardess Group

Bradley Fay, PhD
Bradley Fay, PhD

Senior Manager, Analytics

DraftKings

Bala Chandrasekaran
Bala Chandrasekaran

Technical Staff

Dell Technologies

Sophie Searcy
Sophie Searcy

Sr. Data Scientist

Metis

Aleksandar Lazarevic, PhD
Aleksandar Lazarevic, PhD

VP of Advanced Analytics and Data Engineering

Stanley Black & Decker

Joe Isaacson
Joe Isaacson

Vice President of Engineering

Asimov

Liren Peng
Liren Peng

Software Engineer

Airbnb

Michael Radwin
Michael Radwin

Vice President Data Science

Intuit

Frank Zhao
Frank Zhao

Senior Director, Quantamental Research

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Jason Prentice, PhD
Jason Prentice, PhD

Senior Manager, Data Science

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Stephen Lawrence, PhD
Stephen Lawrence, PhD

Head of Investment Management Fintech Data Science

Vanguard

Eunice Hameyie-Sanon
Eunice Hameyie-Sanon

Sr. Data Scientist - Investment Management Fintech Strategies

Vanguard

Joshy George, PhD
Joshy George, PhD

Associate Director, Computational Sciences

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

William F Flynn, PhD
William F Flynn, PhD

Computational Scientist

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Nirav Shah
Nirav Shah

Founder

OnPoint Insights

You Will Meet

  • Top speakers and practitioners in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Data Visualization & Data Science @ Scale

  • Data Scientists and Data Analysts

  • Decision makers

  • Software Developers focused on Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Data Visualization

  • Data Science Innovators

  • CEOs, CTOs, CIOs

  • Industry leaders

  • Core contributors in the field of Machine Learning and Deep Learning

  • Data Science Enthusiasts

Why Attend?

Immerse yourself in talks, tutorials and workshops on Machine Learning and Deep Learning tools, topics, models and advanced trends

Expand your network and connect with like minded attendees to discover how Machine Learning and Deep Learning knowledge can transform not only your data models but also business and career

Meet and connect with the core contributors and top practitioners in the expanding and exciting field of Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Learn how the rapid rise of intelligent machines is revolutionizing how we make sense of data in the real world and its coming impact on the domains of business, society, healthcare, finance, manufacturing, and more

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