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Shaun Applegate-Swanson

Principal Data Scientist at Microsoft; Co-Founder at Research Mentors; Co-Founder at Complexity Weekend

Community OrganizingFull Stack Data ScienceData Center SecurityPhysicsComplex Thermostatistics

Shaun co-founded Complexity Weekend to help empower teams to learn Complexity by doing while working to solve the world's toughest problems together. At Microsoft, Shaun leads a team of full-stack (Python/Scala) data scientists and engineers, which has developed access management scoring and anomaly detection systems to enforce the Principle of Least Privilege throughout data centers worldwide. His personal research interests involve combining Complexity Science with Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics axioms to peek at fundamental properties of emergent phenomena.