Doug McNair serves as a Senior Advisor in Quantitative Sciences – Analytics Innovation in Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He assists the foundation’s R&D in drug and vaccine development for infectious diseases, childhood diseases, and neglected tropical diseases. Current projects include product development programs in Discovery & Translational Sciences involving Bayesian Networks. His activity also includes machine-learning and modeling of health economics collaborating with BMGF\'s Global Development division. Previously, Doug was President of Cerner Math Inc., responsible for Artificial Intelligence components of Cerner’s EHR solutions, discovering AI predictive models from real-world de-identified EHR-derived Big Data. Doug is lead inventor on more than 100 patents and pending patent applications, including several involving Bayesian predictive models for clinical diagnostics.