Data scientists in residence
A key connection between MMA students and industry, our data scientists in residence provide a wealth of insight.
Our data scientists in residence introduce students to the latest developments in data analytics and connect them to a wide range of thought leaders in industry through workshops, lectures and data competitions. They serve as a valuable resource to students on the MMA program.
Meghan Chayka is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Stathletes, a sports analytics and insights business that provides industry leading data precision within the sport of hockey. Meghan has built a team in Niagara, Waterloo and Toronto working on creating the new era of sports technology.
Brian Keng is the Chief Data Scientist at Rubikloud Technologies and an Adjunct Professor in Data Science at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. At Rubikloud, he leads a team using AI and machine learning to build intelligent decision automation systems for some of the world's largest retail organizations.
Peter Wittek's research focuses on quantum-enhanced machine learning and artificial intelligence as well as using high-performance learning algorithms in computationally hard problems in quantum physics. As the Academic Director of the Quantum Program in the Creative Destruction Lab, he helps bridge the gap between research-grade results in the field and the commercialization of such technologies.