Will attended MIT for a B.S. in CS and an MEng in Machine Learning with his Master’s thesis on self-learning classification optimization systems. He has co-founded and ran three startups in various industries, including: home media server software, machine learning analytics for the pharmaceutical industry, and advertising network for the rideshare industry.
In addition, Will has published research in the areas of computer vision and machine learning, and has taught workshops for industry, in Italy, and to university students. He’s also consulted for Microsoft Research on AI for joke making and worked as a developer, researcher, CEO, and PM.
He is the author of several open-source Python frameworks, including Deuces, the fastest pure Python poker hand evaluation library, and the Dejavu Project for audio fingerprinting and recognition.