Dr. Ilan Schnell
Ilan is the creator of the Anaconda Distribution. He joined Anaconda in 2012 and spent five years as the primary developer of the Anaconda Distribution, during the period in which it became the de facto standard distribution for data scientists using Python. From 2008 until 2012, Ilan worked at Enthought, where he maintained the Enthought Python Distribution (EPD). Ilan holds a PhD in theoretical solid state physics from the University of Bremen in Germany. He has also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Lab and Georgetown University.
Skyler Collins, J.D.
Skyler runs the day-to-day operations for Schnell Analytics. She did doctoral work in cultural studies at The University of Texas at Austin before transitioning to UT's School of Law, where she studied under Rod Wetsel, a renowned renewable energy attorney. Following law school, she worked in the renewable energy industry. Skyler also holds an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. with Honors and summa cum laude distinction from the University of Wyoming. She speaks fluent Spanish.
Founders: Dr. Ilan Schnell and Skyler Collins, J.D.