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Matt Wood, Ph.D.



Matt is the Vice President of Technology at Amazon. He works to accelerate innovation in the cloud and to develop major new areas of innovation using data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Amazon, Matt completed his Ph.D. in machine learning and a post-doc in bioinformatics at Weill-Cornell Medicine in NYC. He also worked on genome sequencing, genome visualization, and engineering for the Institute’s next-generation DNA sequencing platform at the Sanger Institute (including contributions to the 1,000 Genomes project, the Cancer Genome Atlas)

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