Eric Jones, Enthought CEO

Eric Jones, CEO

Widely known as one of the founding fathers of Python’s scientific community, Eric drives business growth through digital transformation. For more than 15 years, he has been an innovator in applying machine learning, image processing, 3D visualization, and parallel computing to elegantly solve the most complex business problems. Prior to founding Enthought in 2001, Eric focused on numerical electromagnetics and genetic optimization in the department of electrical engineering at Duke University. He holds both a Ph.D. and M.S. in electrical engineering from Duke University and a B.S.E. in mechanical engineering from Baylor University.

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Bill Cowan

Bill Cowan

COO & CFO

Bill brings a wealth of operations experience to Enthought. He served as a senior operating executive and CFO of two publicly-traded companies, and co-founded one of the first eHealth companies that developed web-based technologies to transform chronic disease management. Earlier in his career, Bill served in operations and finance roles for two of the nation’s leading healthcare delivery systems. He holds an M.B.A. and M.H.S.A. from The University of Michigan. He received a B.A. in economics from St. Lawrence University, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees.

COO & CFO

Didrik Pinte

Didrik Pinte

CTO

Didrik is an expert in artificial intelligence, data management, and software development. He honed his leadership by running his own company, providing data management solutions in the environmental sector. Prior, Didrik served as a research assistant at Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) in Belgium, developing Python-based integrated water resource management applications. A proponent of open source software development, Didrik is on the board of NumFocus, and is an organizer and speaker at EuroSciPy. He holds an M.S. in agricultural engineering and an M.S. in management from UCL.

CTO

Mike Connell

Mike Connell

VP, Organizational Transformation

Mike is a learning scientist with a background in robotics, artificial intelligence, software engineering, and education. This former software design engineer for Microsoft has also served as a faculty member at Harvard University, Dartmouth College, and the University of Texas. Mike co-founded and led education startup Native Brain, and has consulted for schools, non-profits, the federal government, and a range of industries. From data mining to predictive modeling to adaptive learning design, Mike is passionate about using data science to solve practical problems. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT, and an Ed.D. in education from Harvard University.

VP, Organizational Transformation

Charlie Cosad

Charlie Cosad

VP, Energy Solutions

Charlie comes to Enthought after a highly successful 38 year career at Schlumberger. At Schlumberger, he worked in a variety of businesses around the world. Other experience includes a 4-year secondment to BP as drilling manager, IT to develop and implement a strategy for remote and real-time operations, and lead for marketing and brand for the Smith and Cameron acquisitions. He holds a M.Sc. in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences from Princeton University and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University.

VP, Energy Solutions

Chris Farrow

Chris Farrow

VP, Global Consulting

Chris has an in depth background in computational physics, and is passionate about applying his expertise to solve problems in materials science. At Michigan State University, he investigated the dynamics of correlated percolation and methods for combining complementary structural information to determine the atomic structure of materials. There, and later Columbia University, Chris was a member of the DANSE diffraction team and helped develop the DiffPy package for diffraction analysis. He holds a Ph.D. in physics from Michigan State University and a M.S. and B.S. in physics from the University of Nebraska.

VP, Global Consulting

Robyn Cardwell

Robyn Cardwell

Director, Life Sciences

Robyn holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Virginia Tech & Wake Forest University, and a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University. She is a biomedical engineer focused at the intersection of biological processes with engineering principles.

Prior to joining Enthought, Robyn spent more than eight years as a development scientist in high-throughput laboratories developing and improving assays for cancer biomarker detection and genetic screening.

In her free time, Robyn enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and trying new restaurants with her husband in Austin, TX.

Director, Life Sciences

Brendon Hall

Brendon Hall

Director, Energy Solutions Group

With more than 10 years of industry experience, Brendon is a recognized leader in machine learning who understands the science of oil and gas exploration. His experience as a computational geologist at ExxonMobil and as a research geophysicist at ION Geophysical add to his background in software development to enable cross-functional discussions that drive business value across oil and gas organizations. He holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of California Santa Barbara, and a B.Eng. in mechanical engineering as well as B.Sc. in computer science from Western University in Canada.

Director, Energy Solutions

Corran Webster

Corran Webster

Director of Consulting, Europe

Corran has been a Python thought leader from the start of his career. As chief scientist at Compudigm International, Corran used self-organizing maps for predictive modeling and enterprise data visualization. He has held teaching positions at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as well as Texas A&M, with a concentration in functional analysis and operator algebras. He has been programming in Python since 1995, when he served as a teaching assistant for UCLA’s Program in Computing. He holds a Ph.D. in pure mathematics from UCLA and a B.S. from the University of New South Wales.

Director of Consulting, Europe

Tim Diller

Tim Diller

Director, Digital Transformation Services

Tim focuses on applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to chemical manufacturing. Before joining Enthought, Tim built laser melting fabrication models as a research scientist in the Freeform Fabrication Laboratory at The University of Texas. Between his master’s and doctoral degrees, Tim spent five years at the Michelin Americas R&D Corporation, improving handling performance with tire-vehicle modeling and simulation. His graduate work focused on production system design, thermal and fluid systems modeling, and combustion science. He holds three degrees in mechancial engineering, including a Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. from M.I.T., and a B.S. from The University of Texas at Austin.

Director, Digital Transformation Services

Alexandre Chabot-Leclerc

Alexandre Chabot-Leclerc

Director, Training Solutions

Alexandre is passionate about transforming people and the work they do. He has taught the scientific Python stack and machine learning to hundreds of scientists, engineers, and analysts at the world’s largest corporations and national laboratories. His graduate research was in the field of hearing research, where he developed models of human speech perception. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and a M.Sc. in acoustics engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and a B.Eng. in electrical engineering from the Université de Sherbrooke.

Director, Training Solutions

Andrew Collette

Andrew Collette

Director, Enthought Platform

Andrew is a Python leader, and is the founder of the HDF5 for the Python (h5py) software project. Before joining Enthought, Andrew worked as an experimental physicist at the University of Colorado’s IMPACT hypervelocity accelerator facility, studying the effects of high-speed micrometeoroid impacts on planetary surfaces and spacecraft and operated a consulting company focused on HDF and LabVIEW-based software. During his graduate studies, he worked on expanding laser-produced plasmas at the Basic Plasma Science Facility at UCLA. He holds a Ph.D. in plasma physics from UCLA.

Director, Enthought Platform

Jodi Havranek

Jodi Havranek

Corporate Controller

Prior to joining Enthought in 2005, Jodi worked as a CPA with Deloitte & Touche and as a Division Controller at Restoration Hardware. Jodi holds a B.A. in political economy of industrial societies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Corporate Controller