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Matt Greenwood

Matt Greenwood
Chief Inspiration Officer, Two Sigma Investments


Matt Greenwood is chief inspiration officer at Two Sigma, where he has led a number of company-wide efforts in engineering and modeling. Matt began his career at Bell Labs, working in the Operating Systems Group under Dennis Ritchie, before moving to IBM Research, where he was responsible for a number of early efforts in tablet computing and distributed computing. Matt also served as lead developer and manager for a number of systems on the network element at Entrisphere, which created a product providing access equipment for broadband service providers, and created the Customer Engineering Department in preparation for initial customer trials. Matt holds a BA and an MA in math from Oxford University, a master’s degree in theoretical physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and a PhD in mathematics from Columbia University, where he taught for a number of years.


1:50pm–2:30pm Thursday, August 23, 2018
Community, JupyterCon Business Summit
Location: Concourse A: Business Summit Level: Non-technical
Matt Greenwood (Two Sigma Investments)
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Matt Greenwood explains why Two Sigma, a company in a space notorious for protecting IP, thinks it's important to contribute to the open source community. Matt covers the evolution of Two Sigma's thinking and policies over the past five years and makes a case for why other companies should make a commitment to the open source ecosystem. Read more.