TEDxBoston

Russ Wilcox

Founder & CEO, LocalAIze

Russ received his bachelor’s degree in physics with honors from Boston University and was a prestigious Rackham Merit Research Fellow at the University of Michigan prior to entering his Data Science career. Russ began his data science career in 2007 working with the United States Geological survey and has since served as a global leading data science consultant, federal expert witness, and guest lecturer at the University of California Los Angeles and Northeastern University. As an accomplished expert in the field of NLP, he spearheaded global initiative for the implementation of semantic search algorithms across the US and Europe’s largest grocery retailers. Russ believes that Data Science should be democratized across all businesses and founded localAIze to drive this vision forward.