Arno is the Chief Architect of H2O, a distributed and scalable open-source machine learning platform. He is also the main author of H2O's Deep Learning. Before joining H2O, Arno was a founding Senior MTS at Skytree where he designed and implemented high-performance machine learning algorithms. He has over a decade of experience in HPC with C++/MPI and had access to the world's largest supercomputers as a Staff Scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory where he participated in US DOE scientific computing initiatives and collaborated with CERN on next-generation particle accelerators.Arno holds a PhD and Masters summa cum laude in Physics from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He has authored dozens of scientific papers and is a sought-afterconference speaker. Arno was named "2014 Big Data All-Star" by Fortune Magazine. Follow him on Twitter: @ArnoCandel.