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Mike Tamir

chief scientist / head of ML, faculty member of UC Berkeley, former head of data science at Uber ATG, SIG

Mike Tamir is chief scientist / head of Machine Learning for SIG, faculty member of UC Berkeley Data Science faculty, and director of Phronesis ML Labs.  He has led teams of data scientists in the bay area as head of data science at Uber ATG, chief data scientist for InterTrust and Takt, director of data sciences for MetaScale/Sears, and CSO for Galvanize where he founded the galvanizeU-UNH accredited master’s in data science degree and oversaw the company’s transformation from co-working space to Data Science organization.

Mike began his career in academia serving as a mathematics teaching fellow for Columbia University before teaching at the University of Pittsburgh.