Anastas recently took on a role as Staff Software Engineer at LendingHome after nearly six years at IBM Watson. His specializations include developing and applying best practices for effectively incorporating state of the art artificial intelligence/machine learning into modern software architectures, scaling organizational and development processes, and contributing to advances in artificial intelligence. He holds an MSc in pure mathematics from Purdue University, and a BSc with majors in mathematics, computer science, and neuroscience and minors in physics and chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.