Watch Charles Elkan’s presentation: “AI in Finance: Present and Future, Hype and Reality”
Charles Elkan is a managing director and the global head of machine learning at Goldman Sachs, and also an adjunct professor of computer science at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Earlier, he was the first Amazon Fellow, leading a team of over 30 scientists doing research and development in applied machine learning in both e-commerce and cloud computing, with wins totaling over $100M incremental earnings. Before joining Amazon, Dr. Elkan was a tenured professor of computer science at UCSD. His Ph.D. is from Cornell and he was an undergraduate at Cambridge. His students at UCSD have gone on to faculty positions at universities including Columbia, CMU, the University of Washington, and Stanford, and to many leading companies.