Chris Van Pelt is the co-founder of Weights & Biases, a machine learning platform for tracking and reproducibility. In 2009, Chris founded Figure Eight/CrowdFlower. Over the past 10 years, Chris has dedicated his career optimizing ML workflows and teaching ML practitioners, making machine learning more accessible to all. Chris has worked as a studio artist, computer scientist, and web engineer. He studied both art and computer science at Hope College.