- Founder & CTO of two VC-backed companies applying machine learning to circuit design: ADA and Solido. ADA was acquired in 2004. Solido is profitable and growing.
- Founder & CTO of Ascribe. Crypto, banking, ML, more. Stay tuned.
- PhD in EE from KU Leuven, Belgium. Awarded #1 thesis worldwide in the field.
- BE EE and BsC CS from U Saskatchewan, Canada. Awarded #1 final year thesis.
- Did ML research for Canadian Department of National Defense.
- Wrote 2 Books [1,2] on ML, circuits and creativity. Also 35 Papers, 20 Patents.
- Keynotes & invited talks at MIT, Columbia, Berkeley, JPL, Apple, Nvidia, Data Science Day Berlin, PyData Berlin, more.
- Organize Singularity Meets Self Improvement meetup [link]. Co-organized workshops on ML / circuits. TPC / reviewer for many conferences & journals.
- Past projects: painting, BCI hacking, hypnosis, video game programming, surfing.