Zac is a Head of AI at Andromeda 360 Inc, a startup building a new generation ML platform to empower data scientist to do end-to-end ML with ease. He also holds a Research Associate position at Stanford University. Zac has worked as lead data scientist and ML engineer in various companies and research institutions in the past 10 years, including Hypergiant, QuantumScape, Driscoll’s, Google, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Smithsonian, and NASA. He has been leading R&D and MLOps efforts and building AI systems in multiple domains, such as manufacturing sensory, remote sensing and imaging, supply chain, bioscience, and enterprise cloud product development. He has been invited to present at top ML conferences, such as NeurIPS and TensorFlow World and has 6 peer-reviewed publications in applied ML. He also has 7 open source development in data-centric AI, computer vision, natural language processing, as well as image processing for NASA Cassini spacecraft.