David Bader

Distinguished Professor, Computer Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Interests lie at the intersection of data science & high-performance computing, with applications in cybersecurity

Computational Genomics Applications in Cybersecurity Data Science High-Performance Computing Massive-Scale Analytics

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

David Schweidel

Professor & Rebecca Cheney McGreevy Endowed Chair of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Customer Analytics & Strategy Analytics and Big Data Political Marketing Social Media Artifical Intelligence

Kurt Rohloff

Associate Professor, Computer Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Rohloff focuses on encrypted computing, homomorphic encryption, lattice-based and applied cryptography, and cybersecurity

Contact Tracing Software Engineering Cryptography Computer Security and Privacy Cybersecurity Cryptography

Paul Bradshaw

Course Leader (MA Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism) · Birmingham City University

In addition to teaching and writing, Paul acts as a consultant and trainer to a number of organisations on social media and data journalism.

Surveillance, Security and Privacy Online Data Journalism Journalism Trends Online Journalism Social Media

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Edd Wilder-James

VP Strategy · Silicon Valley Data Science

Expert in emerging technologies and how they change the world, specializing in big data & data science

Emerging Technologies Future of It Data Science Big Data Open Source

Sudip Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Connecticut; Senior Research Fellow, US Census Bureau · University of Connecticut

Extensive research consulting experience with Fortune 100 and US govt on “Big Data” driven decision making in IT and operations.

Energy INformatics Operations Research Information Systems Economics Machine Learning Big Data

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Yi Chen

Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare and Associate Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Chen focuses on cutting-edge database, data mining and machine learning techniques with applications in business and health care

Information Integration Big Data Machine Learning Management Healthcare

Dave Pearson

Research Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research VP for IDC Canada's Infrastructure Solutions Research Group

Platform as a Service Enterprise Storage Datacentre Networking Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark is a Strategic Advisor on innovation for IDC. He is an expert in the areas of digital transformation, analytics, and decision-making.

Innovation Data Decision-Making Analytics

Ali Emrouznejad

Professor and Chair in Business Analytics · Aston University

Ali Emrouznejad's areas of research interest include performance measurement and management, efficiency and productivity analysis.

Data Mining Performance Management Performance Measurement Efficiency Analysis Productivity Analysis

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Joseph Cabosky, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Joe's creative work and research focuses on public relations data analytics and the value of modern PR efforts

Polling Data Metrics Entertainment Advertising

Pang-Ning Tan

Professor · Michigan State University

Pang-Ning Tan is an expert in Knowledge discovery from data

Spatio-temporal Analysis Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Network Analysis

Dr Edina Harbinja

Senior Lecturer in Media/Privacy Law · Aston University

Dr Edina Harbinja's principal areas of research are related to the legal issues surrounding the Internet and emerging technologies.

Digital Legacy Media Law Internet Law and Regulation Post-mortem Privacy Internet Regulation

Derek Riley, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Derek Riley's is an expert in big data, artificial intelligence, computer modeling and simulation, and mobile computing/programming.

Process Modeling and Simulation Big Data Computer Science Software Engineering Algorithms

M. Ehsan Hoque

Asaro Biggar Family Fellow in Data Science, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Interim Director, Goergen Institute for Data Science · University of Rochester

M. Ehsan Hoque is designing and implementing new algorithms to sense subtle human nonverbal behavior

Data Science Human Nonverbal Behavior Interactive Machine Learning Human-Computer Interaction Computer Vision

Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Senior Lecturer in Electronics · Anglia Ruskin University

He combines expertise in music and science - and is one of the pioneers of ‘data sonification’ for scientific and artistic purposes.

Mathematical Music Theory South Synthesis Public Engagement in Science Music and Science Data Sonification