About Us

Jonathan Walsh

Jon has served on The Academy Board since 2020. He is also a co-founder of Unlearn.AI, where his work focuses on building statistical models of disease progression to improve the speed and power of clinical trials.
Previously, he was a theoretical particle physicist developing computational tools to interpret data from physics experiments like the Large Hadron Collider. He is a strong believer in the idea that education drives personal growth. After graduating from St. Mark’s School of Texas, Jon earned undergraduate degrees in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Washington.