Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta is a name synonymous with expertise in the realm of artificial intelligence and data science. As a world-renowned data specialist, he boasts a rich professional journey that began after graduating from the University of Tehran with a BSc in Computer Software Engineering. From his beginnings as an Adjunct Professor at the California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, he quickly ascended the professional ladder, further cementing his reputation as an authority in the tech sector. Over the years, Mohammad’s experience extended across high-profile organisations such as UCLA, Bosch, Samsung Electronics America, and Apple. The breadth and depth of his experience in these renowned institutions have undoubtedly placed him as a vanguard in the technological field.
Taking a closer look at his journey, in 2013, Mohammad joined General Election Research as a Research Scientist. Keen to develop upon his career, he secured the position of a Data Scientist at Apple in 2015 that his passion for artificial intelligence truly blossomed, and led to his positionas the Lead Data and Applied Scientist at Microsoft in 2021. Today, as a Senior Director of AI at HeartBeam Inc, his influence is felt not only in the corridors of the tech giant but also in the classrooms of Stanford University. There, he moulds the minds of future industry leaders, teaching subjects close to his heart such as ‘Data Science and Machine Learning’, ‘Programming in Python’, and ‘Programming in R’. Mohammad’s commitment to his field is evident through the accolades he’s amassed over the years. The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at UC Riverside, his recognition as a finalist in Apple’s IDEA competition, and his selection as a Shadow Board Member at Microsoft in 2020 are testament to his dedication and expertise.
However, Mohammad is not just limited to the boardrooms or classrooms. He is a force on the global stage, captivating audiences with his insights and expertise at international speaking engagements. His ability to transform complex AI concepts into relatable and accessible knowledge has made him a sought-after figure in conferences, seminars, and workshops around the world. His publication, ‘Applications of Mining Massive Time Series Data’, released in 2015, further showcases his commitment to educating and enlightening the masses about the rapid advancements in the field of technology.
In conclusion, Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta is more than just an expert in artificial intelligence and data science; he is an embodiment of dedication, passion, and the pursuit of knowledge. For anyone keen on delving deep into the realms of AI, machine learning, or deep learning, Mohammad stands out as the ideal speaker, a beacon of knowledge and experience. As the world races towards a future dominated by AI, individuals like Mohammad will undoubtedly lead the way, guiding, educating, and inspiring many along the journey.
In October we sat down virtually with Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta and discussed how AI can be implemented ethically for competitive growth. Watch our Exclusive Interview with Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta.
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“Mohammad did an amazing job at explaining the foundations of what data science is as well as doing live
coding examples (which I really appreciated). He made everything very easy and clear to understand and
answered all questions in class and responded quickly when we messaged him. Mohammad is very
passionate about data science as well as teaching and this shows through his dedication and hard work in
making sure that everyone in the class understood the concepts.”
“It is such a privilege to gain knowledge, skills and advice in AI and Data Science Applications from Dr. Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta – exceptional Instructor from Stanford University, and Lead Data & Applied Scientist at Microsoft.”
“The workshop sessions were truly amazing. It was one of the best experiences I has this year.”