Benjamin Anderson

Work Experience


Machine Learning Researcher



Stealth Startup

Founding Engineer

San Francisco, CA

2022 – Present

Stanford Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab

Empirical Research Fellow

Stanford, CA

2020 – 2022

Element Energy

Software Engineer

Menlo Park, CA


Bluebonnet Data Fellowship

Data Engineer



Bridgewater Associates

Investment Associate Intern

Westport, CT

2018 – 2019

D.E. Shaw & Co.

Energy Analyst

New York, NY


Publications & Projects

Measuring the Effectiveness of COVID-19 Surveillance Strategies to Identify Transmission Links with Whole-Genome Sequencing Data

Benjamin Anderson, Derek Ouyang, Vit Kraushaar, Alexis D’Agostino, Sarah L. Rudman, Brandon Bonin, and Daniel E. Ho

Under review

A Language-Matching Model to Improve Equity and Efficiency of COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Lisa Lu, Benjamin Anderson, Raymond Ha, Alexis D’Agostino, Sarah L. Rudman, Derek Ouyang, and Daniel E. Ho


October 2021

Evaluation of Allocation Schemes of COVID-19 Testing Resources in a Community-Based Door-to-Door Testing Program

Ben Chugg, Lisa Lu, Derek Ouyang, Benjamin Anderson, Raymond Ha, Alexis D’Agostino, Anandi Sujeer, Sarah L. Rudman, Analilia Garcia, Daniel E. Ho

JAMA Health Forum

August 2021

(Not) Your Type: Race, Dating, and Wrongful Discrimination

Benjamin Anderson

Ethics in Society Honors Thesis


Stanford University

M.S. in Computer Science, 4.0 GPA

Stanford University

B.A. in Philosophy with distinction, 4.1 GPA