Padma Paul is an esteemed machine learning researcher, published author, former professor and entrepreneur. As the co-founder of Braintoy, Canada’s first machine learning platform, he is dedicated to helping businesses build and deploy their own machine learning solutions to enhance business performance. Originally from Bangladesh, Paul has a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Hong Kong and a PhD in computer science from the University of Calgary. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Oxford in computational neuroscience and continues to be actively involved in neural implant research with the US Navy and US Department of Defence. Paul has published in excess of 80 research papers, 50 of those while attaining his PhD. Paul was the Principal Machine Learning Architect at the Calgary headquarters of GE, which later became Baker Hughes, between 2016-2019. In addition to his role as co-CEO and Chief Technology Officer with Braintoy, Padma is an instructor and course curriculum designer for the Applied AI and ML bootcamp at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT).