Dr. Hyung–il Ahn is a principal scientist leading Deep Probabilistic AI Research at Noodle.ai. His work focuses on inventing enterprise AI applications bringing better human experience, prediction and decision. Previously he worked at GE Digital, applying data-driven machine learning frameworks to industrial internet applications. He also worked at the IBM Almaden Research Center as a research staff member, developing social-media based predictive analytics and cognitive computing applications. He received his PhD degree in Media Arts and Sciences at MIT Media Lab (affective computing group). He has published broadly in the areas of affective computing, cognitive computing, predictive modeling, social media analytics, prognostics and health management, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and neural computation.