Andy Steinbach is senior director of business development at NVIDIA, where he leads the global effort to develop the NVIDIA deep learning platform in the financial services industry. Andy specializes in developing applications of revolutionary technologies in new markets. In his last role, he built a new group to employ machine learning technology for the first time in a $1 billion imaging technology division of the global technology company ZEISS. Previously, Andy has held semiconductor industry roles in product management and strategy at KLA-Tencor and Intermolecular. He started his career as a high-speed semiconductor device designer at JDS Uniphase. Andy earned a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he studied the quantum electrical circuits now used in developing quantum computing technology.