Yonas Tesfaye is the Data Science Lead for the Point72 Ventures AI Investing Team, building ML proof of concepts and supporting portfolio companies in their machine learning and software engineering efforts.
Yonas began his career at Northrop Grumman, where he worked on a variety of projects including signal processing systems, satellites, and UAVs. He then worked at In-Q-Tel in a machine learning focused applied research laboratory. Most recently, Yonas led a team at Apple focused on natural language processing for knowledge seeking Siri inquiries.
Yonas earned his BS in Aeronautics/Astronautics from MIT and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from Stanford.