Meet the Instructor

Seyed Bahram Zahir Azami

Senior Data Scientist, Providence

Bahram Zahir leverages his extensive experience in data science to optimize health care supply chains and logistics at Providence. Prior to joining Providence, he held positions at Microsoft and Facebook, further solidifying his expertise in the field.

Zahir possesses a strong entrepreneurial background. He co-founded and served as chief technology officer at Hivva Technologies and established Avicenna Solutions, where he provided consulting services in data science, machine learning and other technical domains. He's taught at several universities, including the University of Ottawa, the University of Kurdistan, University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Toronto Metropolitan University. 

Zahir earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology (Tehran), a master's degree in signal processing from Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG) and a doctorate in communications and electronics from Telecom Paris-Tech. He is a published author, holds a U.S. patent and is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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