Naveed Shaikh

Advisor - AI/ML Platforms

Title of Talk: Lilly from the Trenches – Take 2

Naveed Shaikh is Advisor of Translational Informatics and AI/ML Platforms in Data Sciences and Engineering at Eli Lilly and Company. He leads the Software and Analytical Engineering group responsible for scalable platforms for Lilly’s ever-growing omics data. His group also oversees cloud-based data sciences capabilities for rapidly building analytics, and machine learning and deep learning models in reproducible fashion.
Naveed’s career of 11 years at Lilly has spanned different geographies, having worked in Singapore, the US (Indianapolis) and the UK. He is passionate about applying computational approaches to scientific problems. Prior to joining Lilly, Naveed has worked at tech startups and technology companies.
Naveed holds a Master of Computing degree from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from GIKI, Pakistan. He currently lives in the UK with his wife and three kids. He is an avid board gamer, and enjoys cycling and mountain hiking.