Current focus: AI applications in Media, especially using graph-based NLP methods, recent work on ontology, plus active learning (human-in-the-loop) as engineering management strategy.
35+ years tech industry experience, ranging from Bell Labs to early-stage start-ups. Known as a "player/coach" Data Scientist, with core expertise in machine learning, distributed systems, functional programming, cloud computing. Cited in 2015 as one of the Top 30 People in Big Data and Analytics by Innovation Enterprise.
Teaching experience: Stanford University, University of Texas at Austin, Austin Community College; plus guest lectures at UC Berkeley, CMU, U Maryland College Park, U Colorado Bolder, U Chicago, Cal Poly