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 brings a wealth of operations experience to Enthought. He served as a senior operating executive and CFO of two publicly-traded companies, and was co-founder of an innovative startup that used web-based technologies to improve chronic disease management. Earlier in his career, Bill served in critical 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, and a B.A. in economics from St. Lawrence University.
COO & CFO
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.
Mike is a leader and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of high tech experience. He keeps pace with the latest market impact strategies as chairman of the board of a digital marketing agency. Prior to Enthought, Mike was chief executive officer of a SaaS platform company. He also served as vice president of product for a venture backed start-up, where he led teams developing software and hardware for automated global network management solutions. Earlier in his career, Mike focused on operational excellence, team management, and worldwide deployment in product development roles for HP and Compaq. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M.
Varshal thrives in the commercialization of complex novel technologies. He has honed his sales, marketing, and business development skills in a number of high-level commercial roles in organizations ranging from startups to publicly-traded conglomerates. Prior to Enthought, he led commercial operations for L7 Informatics and held several roles at Molecular Devices, culminating in his appointment to Director of Genomics Marketing. Varshal pursued a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and holds a M.S.in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington and an A.B. in chemistry from Duke University.
VP, Business Development
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
Courtenay is a leader in marketing and communications for innovative companies. From successfully acquired startups to category leaders with Fortune 1000 customer bases, Courtenay has a wealth of experience handling marketing strategy and execution across energy, technology, and retail sectors. Prior to Enthought, Courtenay handled marketing at GridPoint, a provider of energy management solutions that leverage cloud computing and big data analytics. Courtenay holds a B.A. in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Chris has spent his career at the intersection of software and science, driven by his desire to help scientists and businesses leverage their scientific assets to their fullest potential. He has been at the forefront of some of the life science industry’s toughest computational and data challenges, including next-generation sequencing product development at Life Technologies, high-throughput combinatorial drug discovery at Array BioPharma, and the first fully integrated sample-to-answer platform for data-intensive life science applications at L7 Informatics. Chris holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Bioinformatics from Indiana University and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame.
VP, Life Sciences 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
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
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
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 complimentary 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.
Director of Consulting, Americas
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
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
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.