Philip Nelson

Director of Engineering at Google Accelerated Sciences

Philip Nelson is Director of Engineering at Google Accelerated Sciences, a translational research team which applies machine learning and advanced computational techniques to scientific challenges. He joined Google in 2008 and was previously responsible for a range of Google applications and geo services. Philip graduated from MIT in 1985 where he did award-winning research on hip prosthetics at Harvard Medical School. He helped found and lead several Silicon Valley startups in search, optimization, and genome sequencing and was also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners.