Dr. Michael Flaxman

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Dr. Michael Flaxman

Data Science Practice Lead
Technology, Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA

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Dr. Michael Flaxman is OmniSci’s Spatial Data Science Practice Lead. At OmniSci, Dr. Flaxman’s team is focused on the combination of geographic analysis with machine learning, or “geoML.” He has served on the faculties of MIT, Harvard and the University of Oregon. Dr. Flaxman has participated in GIS projects in 17 countries. He has been a Fulbright fellow, and served as an advisor to the Interamerican Development Bank, the World Bank and the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Flaxman previously served as industry manager for Architecture, Engineering and Construction at ESRI, the world’s largest developer of GIS technology. Dr. Flaxman received his doctorate in design from Harvard University in 2001 and holds a master’s in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon and a bachelor’s in biology from Reed College.


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