In the News: Jared Webb profile on Working AI

DeepLearning.ai profiled BlueConduit’s Chief Data Scientist, Jared Webb. The question and answer article “Working AI: How a Former Academic Helped Launch a Company that Makes Cities Healthier” (full article) explored BlueConduit’s history and what Jared looks for in data science candidates.

From the intro:

Jared Webb is the head of data science at BlueConduit, a company that uses machine learning to locate lead pipes — which can leach the highly toxic material into drinking water — in cities where old infrastructure poses a lurking hazard to residents. He helped invent its core technology as a graduate student and now leads a team of data detectives. He spoke to us about his transition from academia to business, how he navigates the challenges of working with government data, and what he looks for in new hires. 

“Working AI: How a Former Academic Helped Launch a Company that Makes Cities Healthier” (full article)

Read the full article on the DeepLearning.ai site.

Learn more about career opportunities at BlueConduit.

See how our software platform helps locate and remove lead in the drinking water system.

Posted by Dunrie Greiling

Dunrie Greiling is BlueConduit’s VP of Marketing. She combines her training in science (biology Ph.D., University of Michigan) with her two decades of experience in tech startup marketing and management. Prior to joining BlueConduit, she led marketing for science-based software and device companies in many roles, as an employee, as a consultant, and as an advisor and entrepreneur-in-residence.