Dr. Lawrence Spracklen is an experienced leader, with over two decades of experience in developing and delivering cutting-edge solutions. At Numenta Lawrence leads machine learning architecture team focused on the intersection of hardware architecture and software performance and scalability. Prior to joining Numenta, Lawrence led research and development teams at several other AI startups; RSquared, SupportLogic, Alpine Data and Ayasdi. Before this, Lawrence spent over a decade working at Sun Microsystems, Nvidia and VMware. Lawrence holds a Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, a B.Sc. in Computational Physics from the University of York and has been issued over 65 US patents.