Jesse Davis is an Associate Professor in the CS department at KU Leuven, Belgium. His research focuses on developing novel artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning, and data mining techniques, with a particular emphasis on analyzing structured data. Jesse’s passions lie in using these techniques to make sense of lifestyle data, address problems in (elite) athlete monitoring and detecting anomalies.
Jesse is a co-founder and on the board of directors of Activ84Health, an awarding winning start-up that develops innovative technology to motivate nursing home residents to be physically active and improve their quality of life. Prior to joining KU Leuven, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from Williams College, his PhD from the University of Wisconsin, and completed a post-doc at the University of Washington.