Johnston Patrick Hall

Johnston Patrick Hall
Visiting Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences
Decision Sciences
Funger Hall
2201 G St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
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Johnston Patrick Hall is a visiting assistant professor of decision sciences at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB). His teaching and research focus on data mining, machine learning, and the responsible use of these technologies. Patrick also serves as principal scientist at, a D.C.-based law firm focused on AI and data analytics, and as an advisor to select machine learning startups. Before co-founding, Patrick led responsible AI efforts at, a leading machine learning software firm. His work at resulted in one of the world's first commercial solutions for explainable and fair machine learning. Among other academic and technology media writing, Patrick is the primary author of popular e-books on explainable and responsible machine learning.

Before joining, Patrick held global customer-facing and R&D roles at SAS, where he authored multiple patents in automated market segmentation using novel clustering methods and deep learning. He was also the 11th person worldwide to become a Cloudera certified data scientist during these years. Patrick studied computational chemistry at the University of Illinois before graduating from the Institute for Advanced Analytics at North Carolina State University.