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Michael Youngblood

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Principal Engineer, PARC. Previously Senior AI Systems Architect and Researcher, PARC.

Principal Engineer, PARC. Previously Senior AI Systems Architect and Researcher, PARC.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Data Science
  • Back End Engineering
  • Front End Engineering
  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Mobile Engineering
  • Operations

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Operations

Involved In

Advisor

Warpig Studios

Positions

Principal (Engineer/Scientist) PARC August 2015 - present
Professor of Computer Science (Associate, Assistant, Adjunct) UNC Charlotte July 2006 - present
Senior AI Systems Architect and Researcher PARC, a Xerox company June 2012 - August 2015
Senior, Founding Partner (CEO) Geometric Analytics April 2011 - June 2012
Faculty Research Associate in Artificial Intelligence The University of Texas at Arlington February 2002 - August 2006
Senior Consultant for Distributed Computational Systems American Airlines July 2001 - February 2002
Software Engineer II Motorola Solutions June 2000 - July 2001
Software Engineer Lockheed Martin June 1999 - June 2000
Research Assistant/System Admin The University of Texas at Arlington January 1998 - May 1999
Nuclear Engineering Supervisor U.S. Navy July 1988 - August 1996
Shift Manager Wendys Old Fashion Hambugers April 1986 - May 1988
Farm Worker Pioneer Seed Company June 1985 - July 1985

Education

The University of Texas at Arlington Computer Science and Engineering 2002 - 2005
Thomas Edison State University Applied Science and Technology, Nuclear Engineering 1988 - 1995
D1G Prototype Mechanical Operator Nuclear Chemistry, Pure Water Chemistry, Nuclear Mechanical Power Plant Operations and Maintenance 1989 - 1990
Naval Nuclear Power School General Reactor Plant Operations, Theory, and Systems specializing in Mechanical and Materials 1989 - 1989
Nuclear Field `A' School Mechanical Engineering Maintenance Basics 1988 - 1989

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Python • JavaScript • Games • Operations • Java • Health • Gamification • Game development • Artificial intelligence • C • C++ • Fullstack Developer • Game design • Healthtech • Meteor • Mobile Games • Simulation • swift

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Istvan Jonyer
We worked together  •  VC @ NexStar. Past: Google, Nortel, New Venture Partners, Pgh Equity Partners. PhD, machine learning; MBA at Carnegie Mellon.
Michael has the rare combination of technical know-how and big-picture thinking.
Markus Fromherz
Entrepreneur, Innovator, Investor, Mentor.
Michael has deep expertise in both business and technical areas, having been an engineer, CEO, and professor in several prominent organizati ... ons.
Kristi Stanfill
We worked together  •  Senior Manager, Apple Publishing, Electronic Arts (EA). Previously President/ CEO, STASH Games.
John Beck
We worked together  •  Senior Front End Developer, Hedgehog Development. Previously Web Developer II, Lowe's Companies, Inc..
Michael has been an invaluable teacher and mentor to me, with a tremendous amount of expertise, practical experience, and depth of knowledge ... to draw from and pass on to others. He was a tremendous influence during my early career, whose insight and mentorship gave me an invaluable leg up.

Oliver Brdiczka
Co-founder and Chief Data Scientist, People Prodigy, Inc.. Previously Principal Data Scientist, Vectra Networks, Inc..
Oliver is a smart fellow with lots of great ideas and practical advice. He would make a great advisor!