Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

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

Kiel Brennan-Marquez

Associate Professor of Law and William T. Golden Scholar · University of Connecticut

Prof. Brennan-Marquez is an expert on human judgment and the role of courts in the age of big data and algorithmic decision-making.

The Fourth Amendment Policing Over-Criminalization Law and Technology Constitutional Law

Adam Tanner

Fellow · Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University

A fellow at Harvard, Tanner chronicles the entrepreneurs and customers behind the multibillion dollar business of personal data

Data Casinos Marketing Privacy Government

Mark Seifert

Partner, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Mark Seifert offers insights and practical advice to clients addressing complex privacy issues.

Telecommuncations Media Relations Cyber Security Telecommunications Privacy and Data Management

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Structural Genomics Big Data Analysis Computer-aided molecular modeling Protein-ligand(drug) interactions

Michael Brodie

Visiting Scholar Harvard University · Harvard University

Michael Brodie is an expert in research and industrial practice in data science and databases.

Data Science Databases Multi-Disciplinary Problem Solving Industrial Practice Distributed Systems

Danny Allan

Chief Technology Officer · Veeam Software

Danny Allan is an expert in developing technical and product strategy and bringing them to the market.

Vulnerability Assessment Enterprise Architecture Product Management Web Services Computer Security

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

Stan Ahalt

Faculty · UNC at Chapel Hill

Director, Renaissance Computing Institute and Professor, Department of Computer Science

Data Analysis High Performance Computing Data Science Public-Private Partnerships Signal Processing

Ramnath K Chellappa

Associate Dean & Academic Director of Master of Science in Business Analytics; Goizueta Foundation Term Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Goizueta Business School

Pricing Digital Product Pricing and Piracy Economics of Privacy Electronic Markets and US Airline Pricing Management of Information Security and Privacy

Steven Rodin

President and CEO · Storagepipe

Technology entrepreneur with extensive start-up experience. Learn from real-life trials and tribulations of a software exec.

Strategic Management for Startups Technology Solutions for Business Success Data Protection for Business Cloud Computing & Storage Archiving and Data Management

Ken Ryalls

President · IDEA

Ken Ryalls is dedicated to the improvement of learning in higher education through research, assessment, and professional development

Higher Education Adult Education Public Speaking Distance Learning Program Development

Abhishek Nagaraj

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Researcher focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and the digital economy

Open Innovation Crowdsourcing Big Data and the Digital Economy Entrepreneurship Innovation

Arjun Krishnan

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Arjun Krishnan develops and applies computational data-driven approaches to unravel how our genome relates to health and disease.

Precision Medicine Big Data Genome-wide molecular networks Computational Biology Machine Learning

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Douglas Schmidt

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.

Computer Science Risk and Reliability Big Data Digital Learning Cyber-Physical Systems

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt

Professor of Computer Science · Hofstra University

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt specializes in data mining, machine learning, and computational learning theory.

Algorithms Data Structures Discrete Mathematics Operating Systems Programming

Kartik Ariyur

Assistant Professor · Purdue University

Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Matlab Algorithms Simulations Controller Design Health Monitoring