Derrick is a Machine Learning Data Science Consultant at Cloud to Street working on a Deep Learning approach to flood detection. He is broadly interested in using advances in machine learning to serve underserved communities. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science he worked on building deep learning models for house and road detection as part of Facebook’s Data for Good efforts. That work was published in CVPR’s 2019 Computer Vision for Global Challenges Workshop. Some of his work has been featured in outlets like TechCrunch, Fast Company, and BBC.