Ziad Obermeyer is Associate Professor and Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor at UC Berkeley. His research and teaching focus on machine learning as a tool for improving decision making in health. He has received numerous awards (from the National Academy of Medicine, the NIH, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, professional societies in medicine and economics), and publishes in a wide range of journals (Science, Nature Medicine, the New England Journal of Medicine, leading computer science conferences). His work has been highly influential, and is frequently cited in the public debate about algorithms, as well as federal and state regulatory guidance and civil investigations. He is a co-founder of Nightingale Open Science, a non-profit that makes massive new medical imaging datasets available for research, and Dandelion, a platform for AI innovation in health. He continues to practice emergency medicine in underserved communities.