Andrew Maas is the Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Roam. He is based in San Mateo, California. Maas was selected to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2017 for the Enterprise Technology category.
Maas attended Carnegie Mellon University where he was a part of Phi Beta Kappa and Psi Chi. He graduated in 2009 with a B.S. in computer science and cognitive science. He earned his Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University in 2015, with his dissertation advised by Andrew Ng and titled Deep Neural Networks in Speech Recognition.
Early in his career, Maas interned at Microsoft and IBM. He was the Vice President of Product Development at the navigation solution product NavPrescience and built machine learning tools as an Analytics Software Engineer at Coursera.
In 2013, Maas cofounded Roam Analytics, a machine learning analytics platform that aims to transform existing industries, especially life sciences, using artificial intelligence. The startup has raised about $20 million in funding from investors such as StartX and Formation 8 (now 8VC).
Over the course of his career, Maas has received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Yahoo! Research Award and the National Institutes of Health Computational Neuroscience Research Fellowship.