David provides leadership and expertise for the advancement of knowledge graph and machine-intelligence-based technologies at Wells Fargo. His team develops innovations that employ various AI capabilities, including semantic technology, graph analytics, machine learning, and natural language processing. David’s core mission is to use AI to develop the foundational building blocks for the future of data at Wells Fargo. David’s interests include how to operationally leverage knowledge graphs to support data catalogs, semantic data lakes, and as a source to train machine learning algorithms.
David chairs the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) initiative, a collaborative effort of global banks, financial regulators, and vendors, under the auspices of the Enterprise Data Management Council, to semantically define a common language standard for finance using ontologies. David is also engaged in a collaborative effort with academic researchers to use knowledge graphs to help explain the influential features contributing to machine learning predictions.