Jeremy Howard


Jeremy is a serial entrepreneur, business strategist, developer, and educator. He is the President and Chief Scientist of Kaggle and is also the youngest faculty member at Singularity University, where he teaches data science. He was the founding CEO of two successful self-funded Australian startups (FastMail, and Optimal Decisions Group), both of which grew internationally and were sold to large international companies. He spent 8 years in management consulting at the world’s most exclusive firms, including McKinsey & Co, and AT Kearney. He is also a keen student, for example developing a new system for learning Chinese, which he used to develop strong Chinese language skills in just one year. Jeremy has mentored and advised many startups, and is also an angel investor. He has contributed to a range of open source projects as a developer, and is also in demand as an expert commentator on various TV news programs.