About

We transform data into actionable knowledge using the most advanced public and proprietary tools available. At ActionPotential we use Python, R and other languages to carry out data mining, analysis, statistics and machine learning. We are also adept at using Semantic Web technologies including Linked-Data, RDF, OWL, SPARQL, and reasoners.

Founder

Dr. Donald Doherty

Donald is a neuroscientist and information technology professional with more than 20 years of experience with data and machine intelligence. He is also an entrepreneur and founder of successful high-tech start-ups including Brainstage Research, Inc., where he created a commercial platform used to aggregate the world’s life sciences and medical data. Brainstage Research, Inc. was sold in 2007 and reincorporated as Brainstage, Inc. Donald served as Chief Science Officer of Brainstage, Inc. where he continued to lead the development of its software platform until January 2010.

Dr. Doherty has a BS in Biology from San Diego State University and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of California, Irvine. He has also held academic and research positions at Stanford University and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

When he isn’t hiking with his two sons, Donald also loves to write books and blog posts on science, technology, and history.