Bradford is the founder and CEO of Merlon Intelligence Inc. He is also a founding partner at DCVC, a leading machine learning and big data venture capital fund.
Bradford has founded two machine learning startups since 2009. Prismatic used machine learning for personalized content ranking and natural language processing for topic classification. Flightcaster used machine learning to predict the real-time state of the global air traffic network, using FAA, carrier and weather data.
He has spent 7 years building statistical trading strategies, 6 years building machine learning startups and 8 years on systems engineering, including 2 years working on distributed systems at Google.