Adnan Masood, PhD
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Machine Learning PhD, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Software Engineer, Parent, Runner, Author, Speaker, Teacher, Hacker, STEM Coach
Adnan Masood, Ph.D. is an Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning researcher, software architect, and Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for AI. He currently works at UST Global as Chief Architect of AI and Machine Learning, where he collaborates with Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab, and MIT CSAIL for building cognitive enterprise solutions. A visiting Scholar at Stanford University and author of "Functional Programming with F#", Dr. Masood teaches Data Science at Park University, and has taught Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) courses at the University of California, San Diego. He is a regular speaker to various academic and technology conferences (WICT, DevIntersection, IEEE-HST, IASA, and DevConnections), local code camps, and user groups. He also volunteers as STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) robotics coach for elementary and middle school students. A strong believer in giving back to the community, Dr. Masood is a co-founder and president of the Pasadena .NET Developers group, co-organizer of Tampa Bay Data Science Group, and Irvine Programmer meetup. His recent talk at Women in Technology Conference (WICT) Denver highlighted the importance of diversity in STEM and technology areas, and was featured by variety of news outlets. For more details, visit Adnan's blog (http://blog.adnanmasood.com), GitHub repository (http://github.com/adnanmasood), and Twitter (@adnanmasood). Adnan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.