Benjamin Thelonious Fels
Benjamin Thelonious Fels leads teams that innovate, creating meaningful change in the world. He is the founder and CEO of macro-eyes.
He has particular expertise leading development of technology that learns in complex, real-world settings. He worked as a derivatives trader and managed quantitative, technology and profitable market teams in Chicago and London that built and ran trading systems that learned in real-time in financial markets. He was the youngest senior trader in the history of the firm. As the CEO of macro-eyes, he has structured and successfully negotiated license and product deals with some of the largest healthcare organizations in the world.
He has spoken on applied machine learning at the World Health Organization, the University of Washington, Northwestern University, the Kidney Research Institute, Penn Medicine, and to primary care physicians in Alaska and Oregon.
Benjamin grew up in S.E. Asia, Italy, and Fall City, WA. He graduated Wesleyan University.