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Ali Akhtar is the Head of Big Data & Machine Learning at Samsara where he leads the company’s efforts in Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Data Science, Data Engineering, and Data Analytics. Ali started his career in technology & product management, building out data-driven products for the public sector. He has also worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he advised large multinational companies on building out their data & ML capabilities. Ali also co-founded a retail analytics startup, where he served as COO.
Ali holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Mathematics, and Computer Science from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Michigan. When he’s not thinking about strategic data initiatives, he enjoys hiking, reading about technology trends, and watching great movies.
Samsara, the Connected Operations Cloud company, collects IoT data from sensors, cameras and gateways to help more than 20,000 customers improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the operations that power the global economy. Samsara operates in North America, the UK and Europe and serves a wide range of industries including construction, education, energy, field services, food and beverage, government, passenger transit, transportation and warehousing and utilities.
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