Josh Lewis is the VP, Product at Alpine Data. Josh has ten years of experience across academia and industry in machine learning, data analysis, cognitive science and user experience. Prior to joining Alpine, Josh lead the frontend engineering team at Ayasdi where he built apps and APIs for the healthcare, pharmaceutical and finance verticals, as well as Ayasdi’s domain-general data analysis and visualization software.
Before joining Ayasdi, Josh was a PhD student and postdoc at the UC San Diego Cognitive Science Department where he investigated the role of human perception and insight in the data analysis process. He also developed novel software for applying unsupervised machine learning algorithms called Divvy, a project that was supported by a multi-year NSF grant.
Josh graduated from Pomona College with majors in Cognitive Science and Philosophy.
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