James Golden

James Golden, Ph.D.


James Golden, Ph.D.

James Golden is the CEO of WorldQuant Predictive. Dr. Golden’s focus is on creating an advanced AI research and delivery organization, partnering with leading industry organizations to improve decision-making and reduce risk. Dr. Golden previously served as a Senior Managing Director for PwC’s Healthcare Advisory group, focused on technology, data and analytics strategy, and development. His work focused on identifying and utilizing new data sources, technologies, and analytics methods for PwC’s clients to help drive decision-making and optimize business practices. Prior to PwC, he was Chief Management Scientist and Partner at Accenture and Chief Technology Officer of SAIC’s commercial life science practice.

He has a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Rhodes College, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee Space Institute, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University (design and optimization of DNA sequencing devices).

Dr. Golden is an angel investor and advisor to a number of Healthcare IT startups including Kyruus, Enlitic, Truveris, and Propeller Health.