Anthony Philippakis, MD, PhD
Chief Data Officer and Institute Scientist, Broad Institute
Dr. Anthony Philippakis is the Chief Data Officer of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, and the Codirector of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center. Dr. Philippakis trained as a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, with a focus on rare genetic cardiovascular diseases. At the Broad Institute, he is the Founding Director of the Data Sciences Platform, an organization of more than 200 software engineers and computational biologists that develops software for analyzing genomic and clinical data. In addition to his roles at the Broad Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dr. Philippakis is a Venture Partner at GV, focusing on machine learning, distributed computing, and genomics.
Dr. Philippakis received his MD from Harvard Medical School and completed a PhD in biophysics at Harvard. As an undergraduate, he studied mathematics at Yale University and later completed the Part III (equivalent to MPhil) in mathematics at Cambridge University.