Anthony Philippakis, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Data Officer, Institute Scientist
Anthony Philippakis is the chief data officer of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the co-director of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center.
He 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 over 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, Philippakis is a venture partner at GV, focusing on machine learning, distributed computing, and genomics.
Philippakis received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed a Ph.D. in biophysics at Harvard. As an undergraduate, he studied mathematics at Yale University, and later completed the Part III (equivalent to M.Phil) in mathematics at Cambridge University.