Sofia Tomov is currently a student enrolled at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and the founder of Qardian Labs. Qardian Labs develops innovative artificial intelligence-based software solutions for evaluating heart disease risk. The company is currently working with the US Air Force to develop an echocardiogram analysis system for decision support. Qardian Labs’ software uses deep neural networks to achieve 99 percent accuracy on test data. The company’s software benefits sports physicians by helping flag athletes at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, which is the leading cause of death in athletes.