Team 01

Mr Forrest Koch

Data Scientist

Forrest is a statistician and data scientist experienced in engineering creative computational solutions to a wide range of quantitative problems. He has 5+ years of experience as a researcher in areas of bioinformatics, neuroimaging, pharmacoepidemiology, and injury prevention research. He has written and co-authored 10+ research papers, and had his work presented to key policy and decision makers. Forrest graduated with First Class Honours from UNSW holding degrees in statistics and computer science.

Dr Seid Miad Zandavi

Chief Data Scientist

Seid Miad is an experienced computer scientist with expertise in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science applied to biomedical applications. He has published over 30 articles and contributed to attracting over $4M funds in biological and clinical research. Miad is also a research fellow at Harvard Medical School, the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Dr Fatemeh Vafaee

Founding CEO

Fatemeh is an experienced computer scientist and bioinformatician with expertise in artificial intelligence and over a decade of experience in biomedical data science and translational medicine. She has published >50 articles including those in top-tier journals of clinical, biological and computer sciences. She had a leading role in attracting ~$11M in research and industry-based funding. She is also the Deputy Director of the Data Science Centre at UNSW Sydney.