H2O.ai recognizes individual Makers who have made iconic contributions and sustained technical achievements in engineering, customer service, sales, and marketing to further the democratization of AI.
Arno has worked at H2O.ai for 7 years. Prior to that, he worked as a senior member of the technical staff at Skytree, Inc. and as a staff scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Arno received a PhD in computational physics at ETH Zurich."
Before H2O, Jeff has worked on everything from professional touring with a famous rock band to writing code and procedures for the US Army. Most recently Jeff has focused on Big Data Platforms and DevOps automation. Having worked for several SaaS companies, Jeff brings operational discipline and deep knowledge of systems engineering across the Operations ecosystem. Jeff has designed off-site and international Data Centers as well as built embedded linux systems for commercial deployment, and run 24/7 on call support for several SaaS. Besides being a storage engineer, a network engineer and team focused developer, Jeff also professes a love new things, like Linux containers and especially Docker.
Previously, Josephine specialized in corporate governance and risk management at ISS and SunGard. She began her career in private client services at Bear Stearns and Co. in New York and holds a BS in Finance from the University of Delaware.
Michal holds a PhD from Charles University in Prague and a postdoctoral degree from Purdue University. During his studies he was interested in the construction of various software systems using model-driven methods and domain-specific languages. He participated in the design and development of various systems including SOFA and Fractal component systems or jPapabench control systems.
Prithvi has been with H2O.ai since its early days and has been responsible for several products including Driverless AI and Steam (distributed cluster management, model management and deployment for H2O).
Prithvi worked as an early engineer at Platfora, where he was responsible for the high performance interactive data visualization engine. Before that, he founded Plot.io, a browser-based visual analytics environment (acquired by Platfora).
Tom has an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois (at Urbana-Champaign), and a BSE degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan (at Ann Arbor).