About Us

BARD AI spun out from Monash University in 2019. We are academics, AI enthusiasts and passionate digital transformaiton leaders. We created BARD AI to bring our field of AI, that we have been collectively creating for over 30 years, to solve real world problems.

Ross Pearson

Ross Pearson

Founder

Ross, a digital transformation manager by trade, founded BARD AI along with Ann. Ross is passionate about AI and applying it to real world problems.

Prof. Ann Nicholson

Prof. Ann Nicholson

Interim Dean (Monash)

Ann is a leading international researcher in the specialised area of Bayesian networks, now the dominant technology for probabilistic causal modelling in intelligent systems.

Dr Steven Mascaro

Dr Steven Mascaro

Bayesian Network Expert

Steven is an expert in the field of Bayesian Networks and has extensive experience consulting and developing commercial solutions in Machine Learning. 

Dr Owen Woodberry

Dr Owen Woodberry

Bayesian Network Expert

Owen, like Steven, has provided consultation services for Bayesian Networks for over a decade and is an expert in the field. Owen specialises in Knowledge Engineering. 

 

Dr Hannah Fraser

Dr Hannah Fraser

Expert Facilitation

Hannah is our brilliant facilitator. She is an ecologist with a passion for meta science and specifically, reproducability.

Dr Fatemeh Shiri

Dr Fatemeh Shiri

Data Scientist

Fatemeh is a specialist data scientist. Her research interests include Deep Learning, Computer Vision, and Image Processing.

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