Global Conference 2015
Jeremy Howard is CEO of Enlitic, a startup that uses advances in machine learning to improve medical diagnostics. A serial entrepreneur, business strategist, developer, educator and angel investor, Howard founded two successful Australian startups, FastMail and Optimal Decisions Group, and has mentored and advised many other early-stage firms. He teaches data science at Singularity University and is a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum. He also has served as data strategist for Khosla Ventures and as president and chief scientist of Kaggle, a community and competition platform for 150,000 data scientists. In 2010 and 2011, Howard was top-ranked globally in data science competitions. He started his career in management consulting, working at McKinsey & Co., AT Kearney and other firms. Howard devised a system for learning Chinese that enabled him to develop usable skills in the language in just one year. He has been a regular expert guest on the Australian TV news program "Sunrise."