Russell works at the intersection of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Graph Neural Networks (GNNs). He is a four-time O’Reilly author and proven leader of teams that build, ship and operate AI applications. He has extensive experience in all aspects of data science, data engineering, machine learning and ML operations that are part of building data-driven applications. He is an applied researcher and product manager with a broad range of skills from 17 years of experience building and shipping data-driven products. He is currently interested in representation learning, graph neural networks, algorithmic trading and source code search and Q&A but is open to other opportunities. He is a former LinkedIn, Hortonworks. He has founder and Startup CTO experience.