Dr. Jeff Schneider is a research professor in the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science where his recent research is on machine learning for autonomous systems. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Rochester. He has over 20 years experience developing, publishing, and applying machine learning algorithms in government, science, and industry. He has over one hundred publications and has given numerous invited talks and tutorials on the subject.
Jeff is also an entrepreneur. He was a founding member of Uber's Advanced Technologies Group and spent three years helping to build their self driving car program. Before that, he developed a machine learning based CNS drug discovery system and commercialized it during two years as Psychogenics' Chief Informatics Officer. Earlier in his career he was the
co-founder and CEO of Schenley Park Research, a company dedicated to bringing machine learning to industry. Through his research, commercial, and consulting efforts, he has worked with dozens of companies and government agencies around the world.