Dr. Taha Kass-Hout
Director of machine learning and chief medical officer, Amazon Web Services
Kass-Hout, a physician executive and biostatistician, has led the Amazon’s healthcare artificial intelligence strategy since 2020. He oversees development of precision medicine tools: the process of using technology to best tailor treatments for specific types of patients. Kass-Hout’s team seeks to harness the recent explosion of available healthcare data through services enabling companies to analyze the information at scale. He also has been working with teams at Amazon responsible for developing COVID-19 lab testing. Earlier, he served under the Obama administration, including as the first chief health informatics officer at the Food and Drug Administration.