Keynote Speakers

Dr. Alex Liu

CEO of RMDS, Former IBM Chief Data Scientist

Dr. Usama Fayyad

Chairman & CEO, Open Insights

Diane Yu

Chief Technology Officer, FreeWheel – A Comcast Company

Salim Ismail

Founder and Chairman, OpenExO and EXO

Alec Miller

VP Product, NarrativeWave

Andrew Schroeder

VP Research and Analysis, Direct Relief

Chong Ho Yu

Professor, Azusa Pacific University

Doug Lawson

CEO, ThinkIQ

Dr. Anand Ranganathan

Chief AI Officer at Unscrambl Inc.

Dr. Ciro Donalek

CTO & Founder, Virtualitics; former Computational Scientist at Caltech

Dr. Darko Matovski

CEO at CausaLens and Quantitative Researcher

Dr. David Guralnick

President and CEO at Kaleidoscope Learning and Professor at Columbia University

Dr. Eva-Marie Muller-Stuler

Practice Leader for Advanced Analytics and AI, IBM MIddle East and North Africa

Dr. Farshad Kheiri

Head of AI and Data Science, 55 Foundry

Dr. John Jiang

Lead Big Data Architect at Walmart

Charles Ling​

Professor, Computer Science at Western University

Dr. Matteo Sesia

Assistant Professor of Data Science and Operations, USC, Marshall School of Business

Thomas Walle

Founder UNACAST & COVID-19 Social Distancing Dashboard

Dr. Priyanka Mathur

CEO at MediPocket

Dr. Shuming Bao

Director of China Data Institute, Michigan USA

Dr. Tom Lu

Senior Researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

Dr. Wallace Lynch

Founder of Alpha Ecosystem & Professor of CIAM

Dr. Weixiang Chen

Partner at Sino Capital & Data Scientist

Anthony Grillo

Board Member, , Little Fuse, NarrativeWave

Eva Pereira

Deputy CDO of City of LA

Ganes Kesari

Head of Analytics at Gramener

Hamit Hamutcu

Co-Founder, Initiative for Analytics and Data Science Standards

Jared Zhao

CEO, Polyture

Jeanne Holm

Chief Data Officer of City of LA

Lake Dai

Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Luis Vasquez

Associate Director, UCI Applied Innovation

Matthew Schneider

Assistant Professor, Drexel University

Merve Hickok

Founder at Lighthouse Career Consulting,

Peter Grabowski

Austin Site Lead, Enterprise Machine Learning, Google

Philip Leclair

CIO, City of Pasadena

Preston Mills

Community Data Manager, City of Los Angeles

Raj Joseph


Raksha Pai

Senior Data Scientist, IBM

Richard Fox

VP Head of Analytics, Qdoba Restaurant Corporation

Rich Dutton

Head of Machine Learning for Corporate Engineering, Google

Ryan Eshaghi

Co-founder and president of Blockchain at UCI

Satoshi Masuda

President of Japan Information Technology Association

Srinivas Atreya

Chief Data Scientist, RoundSqr

Odularu Gbadebo

Researcher, ODU

John Dyck


Bela Stantic

Director Big Data and Smart Analytics Lab, Griffith University, Australia

Bhaskar Krishnamachari

Director, USC Viterbi Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things

Pengyue Jia

Undergraduate Student of Geographic Information Science, Zhejiang University

Dr. Giacomo Vianello​

Lead Data Scientist, Cape Analytics

Natalia Sturgill

Data Analyst , HP

Aaron Richter

Senior Data Scientist, Saturn Cloud

Dr. Raul Rodriguez​

Dean, School of Business, Woxsen University

Alicia Wei

Data Science Manager, RMDS Lab

Panos Moutafis

CEO, Zenus

Anuj Saini

Data Science Manager, RMDS Lab

Stephen Skinner​

Visual Data Architect, Visualization for Social Good

Anshul Agarwal​

Data Science Manager, Home Partners