AI in Action E176: Chris Norris, CTO at Wheel

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Welcome to episode 176 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest is Chris Norris, Chief Technology Officer at Wheel in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2018, Wheel is changing the way healthcare works with the leading virtual care infrastructure for companies and the best work opportunities for clinicians. Their mission is to change the way healthcare works by putting clinicians first because, at Wheel, they know that happier clinicians make healthier patients!

With over 25 years of experience within Software Engineering, Chris has a rare track-record of taking four startups in a row to IPO and multi-$100m acquisitions. His success with the demands of both startups and enterprises is a result of his focus on the customer and a consistent drive for entrepreneurial innovation. He has successfully built businesses and products from the ground-up as well as scaling teams, technology and process 10-100x.

In the episode, Chris will discuss:

The origins of Wheel & the work they are doing with virtual care

Interesting projects they are working on, including Covid-19 response

Building and scaling the engineering team at Wheel

The potential of applying data science and new technology within Healthcare

Exciting opportunities within HealthTech

What he enjoys most about his role

Plans for further growth and what’s in store for the future at Wheel

To find out more about Chris and all the great work at Wheel, check out the website or follow them on Twitter @Wheel_Health. You can also connect with Chris on Linkedin.

What did you think of Chris' podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in the Healthcare sector heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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