Jeremy Howard is a data scientist, researcher, developer, educator, and entrepreneur. Jeremy is a founding researcher at fast.ai, a research institute dedicated to making deep learning more accessible, and is an honorary professor at the University of Queensland. Previously, Jeremy was a Distinguished Research Scientist at the University of San Francisco, where he was the founding chair of the Wicklow Artificial Intelligence in Medical Research Initiative, the founding CEO of Enlitic, President and Chief Scientist of Kaggle, and CEO of FastMail as well as Optimal Decisions Group.
Dr. Erin LeDell is the Chief Machine Learning Scientist at H2O.ai, where she develops the open source, distributed machine learning platform, H2O, and is the founder of the H2O AutoML project. She has a Ph.D. in Biostatistics with a Designated Emphasis in Computational Science and Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on automatic machine learning, ensemble machine learning and statistical computing. She also holds a B.S. and M.A. in Mathematics.
Before joining H2O.ai, she was the Principal Data Scientist at Wise.io and Marvin Mobile Security, and the founder of DataScientific, Inc. She is also founder of the Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS) organization (wimlds.org) and co-founder of R-Ladies Global (rladies.org).
Husain Attarwala is a clinical pharmacologist, pharmacometrician and a researcher in drug development. Currently, he is serving as Head of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics at Moderna. His research focus on developing predictive models to guide clinical dose decisions for mRNA vaccines and therapeutics. Previously, Husain was a Principal Scientist at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals where his research helped guide dose selection for various novel siRNA therapeutics, 5 of which have received global regulatory approvals. He has obtained PhD and MS degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Delivery Systems from Northeastern University, and a Bachelors in Pharmacy from Al-Ameen college of pharmacy.