Randy Olson

Randy Olson is an artificial intelligence researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Biomedical Informatics, where he develops state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms to solve biomedical problems. He specializes in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data visualization. He regularly writes about his latest work on his personal blog, where he's become known for computing optimal road trips around the world and solving Where's Waldo?, among many other creative applications of machine intelligence. Randy is also passionate about training the next generation of data scientists to be more efficient, effective, and collaborative in their work, and does so by writing online tutorialsteaching hands-on workshops, and mentoring local students.