Siobhán is an engineer, artist, and public speaker with a passion for
scaleable infrastructure, machine learning, and emergent collective intelligence.
She began her career researching how humans learn at Harvard’s Lab for
Developmental Studies, and now stewards human-computer ecosystems
solving problems that matter. She is currently the Engineering Manager at Landed,
where she leads a team of engineers helping support the financial well-being of essential professionals.
Siobhán has published research in Brain & Cognition, Neuroreport, and
Model View Culture, and presented at the Conference on Complex Systems,
Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, AlterConf, PyLadies, Metis, and
Temple University. She is the lead developer of SwarmOpt (an open-source swarm
intelligence algorithm library), a contributor to PySwarms, a member of Bay Area
Women in Machine Learning and Data Science, and a guest researcher at Slow Research Lab.
Siobhán enjoys powerful conversations, championing the dreams of others, dancing,
laughing, enjoying delicious food, grieving mindfully, supporting others through
difficult transistions, studying complex systems and swarm intelligence, and
building strong communities.
(Anna Halprin’s deck with Maria Blaisse’s forms. Photo by Carolyn Strauss)