Nikhil Buduma is the author of O'Reilly's Fundamentals of Deep Learning and the Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Remedy, a San Francisco-based company that is building a new system for data-driven primary healthcare to drive artificial intelligence into the medical practice.
At the age of 16, Nikhil managed a drug discovery laboratory at San Jose State University and developed novel low-cost screening methodologies for resource-constrained communities. By the age of 19, he was a two-time at the International Biology Olympiad. He later attended MIT, where he focused on developing large scale data systems to impact healthcare delivery, mental health, and medical research. At MIT, he co-founded Lean On Me, a national non-profit organization that provides an anonymous text hotline to enable effective peer support on college campuses and leverages data to effect positive mental health and wellness outcomes.
Today, Nikhil spends his free time investing in hard technology and data companies through his venture fund, Q Venture Partners, and managing a data analytics team for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team.