Chief Machine Learning Scientist

Dr. Erin LeDell is the Chief Machine Learning Scientist at, the company that produces the open source, distributed machine learning platform, H2O. At, she leads the H2O AutoML project and her current research focus is automated machine learning. Before joining, she was the Principal Data Scientist at (acquired by GE) and Marvin Mobile Security (acquired by Veracode), the founder of DataScientific, Inc. and a software engineer at a large consulting firm. She is also founder of the Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS) organization ( and co-founder of R-Ladies Global ( Erin received her Ph.D. in Biostatistics with a Designated Emphasis in Computational Science and Engineering from University of California, Berkeley and has a B.S. and M.A. in Mathematics.

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