Jeremy Howard

Jeremy Howard
Founding Researcher | Faculty Member | CSO, fast.ai | USF | doc.ai and platform.ai

@jeremyphoward

Jeremy Howard is an entrepreneur, business strategist, developer, and educator. Jeremy is a founding researcher at fast.ai, a research institute dedicated to making deep learning more accessible. He is also a Distinguished Research Scientist at the University of San Francisco, a faculty member at Singularity University, and a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum. Jeremy’s most recent startup, Enlitic, was the first company to apply deep learning to medicine and was selected one of the world’s top 50 smartest companies by MIT Tech Review two years running. Previously, he was the president and chief scientist at the data science platform Kaggle, where he was the top ranked participant in international machine learning competitions two years running; was the founding CEO of successful Australian startups FastMail and Optimal Decisions Group (acquired by Lexis-Nexis); and spent eight years in management consulting at McKinsey & Co. and AT Kearney. Jeremy has invested in, mentored, and advised many startups and contributed to many open source projects. He has made a number of television and video appearances, including as a regular guest on Australia’s highest-rated breakfast news program, a popular talk on TED.com, and data science and web development tutorials and discussions.

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Enterprise IT Great America Ballroom J
Jeremy Howard ( fast.ai | USF | doc.ai and platform.ai)
Machine learning and AI have appeared on the front page of the New York Times three times in recent memory. In this talk, Kaggle's president and chief scientist will explain exactly what occurred, why it was front-page newsworthy for the New York Times, how it will impact business, and what you need to know to make these new algorithms work for you. Read more.

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