As Director of Advanced Analytics, Richard Mallah leads research and development in the realms of cognitive computing, text analytics, machine learning, and advanced analytics on big data. To this role Richard brings over fifteen years of experience in artificial intelligence algorithms development, product team management, and CTO-level roles in finance, healthcare, and technology. Before joining Cambridge Semantics, he had worked on a total of over three dozen significant AI projects.
Just prior to joining Cambridge Semantics, Richard was a senior researcher in machine learning and natural language processing at Zoom Information, where he worked on entity disambiguation and relationship pattern recognition. Before that, he headed the algorithmic trading concern MarketGrip, applying many innovative kinds of artificial intelligence to trading foreign exchange.
Before his refocus on artificial intelligence, Richard led product management and product development of systems for enterprise risk management, research management, credit risk management, and counterparty risk management at storied asset manager BlackRock as part of its Aladdin platform team.
Prior to delving into risk management, Richard was the chief technologist and architect for medical informatics and medical billing SaaS suite SynaMed, where he also led innovative approaches to advanced analytics and decision support. Mr. Mallah brought that platform from an idea with zero users to industry-award-winning with thousands of paying clinicians.
Before SynaMed, Richard variously founded, led, and consulted to a number of firms around software development, web applications, and artificial intelligence.
Richard serves as an active advisor and member of the nonprofit Future of Life Institute, where he collaborates closely with scientific luminaries and industry titans on maximizing the global benefits of emerging technologies while minimizing the global risks. He also serves as a director on the board of web marketing gap analytics firm Informite and on the advisory board of municipal real estate analytics firm OpportunitySpace.
Richard holds a degree in intelligent systems and computer science from Columbia University.