Toby Segaran is the author of "Programming Collective Intelligence," one of Amazon's top-selling AI books of all time. His latest titles, "Programming the Semantic Web" and "Beautiful Data" were released in July. He speaks on the subjects of machine learning, collective intelligence and freedom of data at conferences worldwide.
He currently holds the title of Data Magnate at Metaweb Technologies, where he works on large-scale data reconciliation problems. He is also a cofounder of freerisk.org, a non-profit aimed at creating more financial transparency.
Prior to Metaweb he founded Incellico, a biotechbology software company acquired in 2003. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from MIT and US Government deems him a "Person of Exceptional Ability."