Tim Hirzel has a BA in Computer Science from Harvard University and an MS from MIT’s Media Lab. He brings extensive experience in engineering and product development for data science and machine learning with a focus on scientific applications. Since 2005, Tim has been a software engineer, architect, manager, and product leader in science-based technology startups. Today, he is focused on delivering a best-in-class Generative AI platform for Zapata and its customers.


Question & Answer

What are people often surprised to know about you?

I drove cross country in a retired ambulance.

If you could meet anyone, who would it be and why?

A Triceratops.  But with me in a protective cage.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”  Ferris Bueller