Ilya is Director of AI at Faculty. He leads Faculty’s research & development efforts, and ensures that cutting edge machine learning is used across all Faculty’s commercial data science projects. Before Faculty, Ilya worked at McKinsey, helping to deploy artificial intelligence for some of the world’s largest brands. He is also Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence at UCL. Ilya was awarded the Goldhaber prize for the best PhD in theoretical physics from Harvard University, and the Governor General’s award for the single highest ranked undergraduate student at McGill University.