Sean Gourley

Sean Gourley
Co-founder, CTO, Quid


Sean Gourley, Quid co-founder and CTO, did research into the
mathematics of war for his PhD thesis at Balliol College, Oxford. His
findings appeared as the featured article in “Nature” (December 2009)
and were the subject of a popular TED talk (2009). His work on
statistical analysis, probability, and algorithm development applied to
complex systems and large datasets inspired the creation of Quid.
Sean is a Rhodes Scholar PhD in Physics (Complexity) from the
University of Oxford; his is undergraduate degree in Physics is from
the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.


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Sean Gourley (Quid)
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