Armen Kherlopian

Founding Partner, BAJ Accelerator

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Toronto

Stream: Artificial Intelligence, Health

Dr. Armen Kherlopian is a world class data and strategy leader as demonstrated by repeatedly driving new venture growth and ecosystem impact. Moreover, his industry experience is cross-sector including Global Fortune 100 Companies, elite asset managers, startups as well as government organizations such as the FDA and NASA. He is a founding partner at the BAJ Accelerator hosted at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute as well as a Venture Judge in the Columbia University Entrepreneurship Community and a Science Mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab. At Genpact (NYSE: G, 100,000+ Staff) his contributions have included driving transformation in global drug safety to that of analytics insights in Formula E racing, for champion standing across three continents including the Paris, Santiago and New York ePrixs. At Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH, 25,000+ Staff) he was key in developing the advanced analytics book of business and received the firm’s highest accolade, the Booz Allen Innovation Award. As a thought leader, he co-authored the Field Guide to Data Science, the most successful publication in the firm’s 100+ year history, as well as co-founded the Data Science Bowl, which is the largest data challenge for social good. Armen is an awardee of the U.S. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, and is a U.S. delegate to the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings. He holds a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on Algorithms from Columbia University, a PhD in Biophysics with a focus on Machine Learning from Cornell University, and completed a fellowship in High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence at Princeton University.