Richard Wendell is a technology executive with over two decades of experience leading data science teams to disrupt legacy approaches to research, development and engineering. Currently Mr. Wendell is the Founder and CEO of tellic LLC, a technology startup that develops artificial intelligence (AI) tools for Pharmaceutical R&D and commercial. Prior to tellic, he served as a Chief Data Officer and in various Executive and Advisory Roles for TE Connectivity, American Express, AT&T, and Intel. Mr. Wendell has served on the Board of Directors for MIT’s International Society for Chief Data Officers and the New York Venture Capital Association. He holds an Master of Science in Advanced Analytics from Carnegie Mellon.