Head of A.I.
Miles Wernick, Ph.D.
Miles is Exo’s Head of A.I., bringing 35 years of experience in machine learning R&D, and 25 years of leadership in the medical imaging field, in both industry and academia.
In 2001, Miles became co-founder and CEO of Predictek, Inc., providing A.I. medical image analysis to the pharmaceutical industry. In 2011, Miles launched joint venture ADM Diagnostics, Inc., to expand the pharma business and develop an A.I. Alzheimer’s diagnostic, which was recently submitted for FDA approval.
In his academic life, Miles is an endowed chair professor and Director of the Medical Imaging Research Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Miles has been Principal Investigator of numerous NIH-sponsored multi-center studies spanning cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, mammography, and musculoskeletal disease. In recognition of his achievements in medical imaging, Miles was inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Medical and Biomedical Engineers (AIMBE) in 2015.
Beyond medical imaging, Miles led a high-visibility A.I. crime analysis program for 10 years, focused on delivery of social services. He has provided A.I. expertise to tech companies, such as real-time price optimization in e-commerce, and delivered analytics solutions to government, such as staffing optimization at Chicago’s 911 call center.
He earned the Ph.D. in Optics from the University of Rochester and B.S. in Physics from Northwestern University.