Joshua Patterson is a Director of AI Infrastructure at NVIDIA leading engineering for RAPIDS.AI, and a former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow. Prior to NVIDIA, Josh worked with leading experts across public sector, private sector, and academia to build a next-generation cyber defense platform. His current passions are graph analytics, machine learning, and large-scale system design. Josh also loves storytelling with data and creating interactive data visualizations. Josh holds a B.A. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in economics from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business.