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    Obama’s former chief data scientist, DJ Patil, joins Venrock as an adviser /Link

     DJ Patil, the chief data scientist under President Barack Obama, has joined Venrock Capital as an adviser. Patil has long been a proponent of using data science and artificial intelligence to solve some of the nation’s biggest problems around areas including medicine, policing and the criminal justice system. “My primary focus is building new models to improve healthcare and… Read More




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    Published on 14 Nov 2017 at 06:07PM

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