Josh is a co-founder and CEO of Boosted.ai – an artificial intelligence company that brings advanced machine learning tools to institutional investors. Since starting Boosted.ai in 2017, the company has helped dozens of investment managers – whose AUM totals over $1 trillion – implement machine learning in their portfolios.
Prior to founding Boosted.ai, Josh was a Principal Machine Learning engineer at Bloomberg for 4 years. At Bloomberg, he helped start and build numerous critical Machine Learning initiatives including Ranking, Recommendation, Question and Answering, Crowd Sourcing, and Knowledge Graphs. He also acted as a consultant on numerous initiatives across the company and helped build several ML teams.
As a student at the University of Waterloo, Josh co-founded his first company, Maluuba, a deep learning natural language processing company. At Maluuba, he built the earliest prototype, recruited the entire machine learning team, and oversaw general technology development from 4 people up to a 30 person company. He has 8 patents to his name all of which are core Maluuba IP. Maluuba was later bought by Microsoft.