Co-founder & chief scientist, Quantellia
Location: California & Colorado, USA


Pratt is co-founder and chief scientist of Mountain View California-based Quantellia, which offers data, machine learning, and decision intelligence software and services worldwide. The co-founder of the field of Decision Intelligence, Pratt also received the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for creating the field of neural network transfer learning.  A former professor at the Colorado School of Mines, Pratt’s previous positions also included global director at Frost and Sullivan and operating systems developer at IBM.   She has authored numerous academic papers, as well as the book Learning to Learn and the Decision Engineering Primer.  Today, Pratt spends her time on Deep Learning projects, building decision models, and is a well-known speaker and writer. Her blog is at, and she splits her time between California and Colorado.