At Cerberus Capital Management, Dr. Afshar led the development of a proprietary operations platform focused on artificial intelligence and machine learning, the goal of which is to empower Cerberus' portfolio companies and trading desks with the technological, analytical, and cultural perspectives to extract measurable value out of raw data.
He was also previously Chief Data Science Officer of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB), overseeing data science functions across all parts of the CIB. As Chief Data Science Officer, Afsheen was responsible for all data science demands across the CIB, shaping and executing on the data analytics strategy for the CIB across all lines of business. Previously, he helped to set up and lead multiple data science teams at Goldman Sachs across many different businesses. Afsheen holds an M.S., Ph.D., and M.D. from Stanford University, and a B.S.E. from Princeton University.