American Financial Services Association

Sean Kamkar

Sean Kamkar

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Sean Kamkar

Vice President
Zest AI

Sean Kamkar is the Head of Data Science at Zest AI, which is on a mission to make fair and transparent credit available to all. He’s focused on a number of technical initiatives including model performance, explainability, fairness, and automation — enabling financial institutions to deploy powerful and compliant AI/ML solutions swiftly and easily. He has a history of developing and leveraging state-of-the-art technology, receiving his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Stanford University before completing a post-doc at NASA Ames Research Center on advanced computational methods for unsteady helicopter flight. Prior to Zest, he was an oil and gas consultant, developing massive risk management strategies for aging pipeline infrastructures.