Afsheen Afshar, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer, Cerberus Capital Management
He previously led teams at Goldman Sachs that centralized, analyzed, and presented insights from large financial data sets in order to reduce cost, mitigate risk, improve client service, and maximize profitability.
He completed a dual-doctorate degree (MD/PhD) as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford. During his electrical engineering PhD, he created cutting-edge machine learning algorithms to find trends in large quantities of parallel data and to make predictions in real-time.
Management: leading multiple global teams (>50 HC) through periods of great change and expansion;
Medicine: firsthand experience in healthcare delivery; understanding of doctors' and patients' desires and needs;
Engineering: machine learning, Bayesian inference, prediction methods, expert programmer (C/C++, Matlab, etc.); signal processing; systems analysis, including feedback and control