Text Analytics Forum 2018 Speakers

  • V. Mary Abraham — Co-Founder, Broadli Inc., Above and Beyond KM
  • Kiki Adams — Computational Linguist & Data Scientist, Receptiviti
  • Lisa Austin — Product Owner, Knowledge Management, Information Services, End User Services, Toyota Motors North America, The KM Coach
  • Paul Barba — Chief Scientist, Lexalytics
  • Leslie Barrett — Senior Software Engineer, Bloomberg, LP
  • Steve Barth — Assistant Professor/Chair, Business & Entrepreneurship, Iovine and Young Academy for Arts, Engineering and the Business of Innovation, University of Southern California, Reflected Knowledge Consulting
  • Holly C. Baxter — Chief Scientist & CEO, Strategic Knowledge Solutions
  • Bryan Bell — EVP Market Development, Expert System Enterprise
  • Jeremy Bentley — CEO & Founder, Smartlogic
  • Sarah Ann Berndt — Search & Taxonomy Analyst, Center for Innovation, Collaboration & Knowledge Management, TechnipFMC
  • Christopher Biow — SVP, U.S. Public Sector, Basis Technology
  • Andreas Blumauer — CEO and Managing Partner, PoolParty/Semantic Web Company, Austria
  • Phaedra Boinodiris — Member, IBM Academy of Technology (Blockchain, Games, Watson, Design)
  • Flynn Bucy — Senior Consultant, Institute for Alternative Futures
  • Joseph A. Busch — Founder and Principal, Taxonomy Strategies
  • Monica Butteriss — Analysis Division Chief, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
  • Tony Byrne — Founder, The Real Story Group
  • Swami Chandrasekaran — Executive CTO Architect, Watson, IBM
  • Andrew Childress — Taxonomy Analyst, Indeed
  • Alice Chung — Senior Manager, Genentech
  • Sean Coleman — CTO & Chief Customer Officer, BA Insight
  • Daniela Collaguazo , Inter-American Development Bank
  • Bill Dimm — Founder & CEO, Hot Neuron LLC
  • Nancy Dixon — Principal Researcher, Common Knowledge Associates
  • Dmytro Dolgopolov — Senior Director, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Deepthi Duddempudi — Data Scientist, Incedo
  • Leif Edvinsson — World’s First Professor Emeritus on Intellectual Capital, Lund University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, formerly with Skandia & Author, Intellectual Capital: Realizing Your Company’s True Value by Finding Its Hidden Brainpower
  • Susan E. Feldman — CEO, Synthexis, Cognitive Computing Consortium
  • Jeff Fried — Director of Product Management, Intersystems, BA Insight, MIT
  • Roberto Garcia — Audience Development Director, Grupo Imagen
  • Shayna Gardiner — Computational Linguist & Data Scientist, Receptiviti
  • Stan Garfield — Knowledge Manager, Author, Proven Practices for Promoting a KM Program; Founder, SIKM Leaders Community
  • JoAnn Girard — Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Sagology, Co-Author, Knowledge Management Matters
  • John Girard — Professor of Information Technology, Middle Georgia State University, Co-Founder, Sagology & Co-Author, Knowledge Management Matters
  • Kim Glover — Global Manager of Knowledge Management, Global, TechnipFMC, Steering Committees: Knowledge Leaders Council, APQC KM Conference
  • Brian Goss — Taxonomist, EBSCO Information Services
  • Susan S. Hanley — President, Susan Hanley LLC, Office Apps and Services MVP
  • Will Hayes — CEO, Lucidworks
  • Shannon Hildenbrand — International Taxonomy Lead, Indeed
  • Michael Hill — Senior Analyst/Professional Mentor, SOLUTE, Puzzle Solver, & Former Member of the U.S. Navy
  • Harold Jarche — Director, Jarche.com, Author, Perpetual Beta series
  • Will Johnson — CTO and Co-Founder, Attivio
  • Bob Kasenchak — Director of Business Development, Access Innovations, Inc., USA
  • Miles Kehoe — Founder & President, New Idea Engineering
  • Evelyn L. Kent — Principal, Bacon Tree Consulting
  • Ernest Kwegyir-Afful — Post Market Team Lead, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Ahren E Lehnert — Senior Manager, Text Analytics Solutions, Synaptica LLC, USA
  • Willem Manders — Global Head, KM, Shell
  • Daniel Mayer — CEO, Expert System Enterprise
  • David Meza — Chief Knowledge Architect, NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Hany Mohammed — Senior Information Architect, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
  • Agnes Molnar — CEO, Search Explained, Hungary
  • Naomi Moneypenny — Senior Product Manager, SharePoint, Yammer & Delve, Microsoft
  • Peter Morville — President, Semantic Studios
  • Art Murray — CEO, Applied Knowledge Sciences, Inc.
  • Stuart Myles — Director, Information Management, Associated Press (AP)
  • Scott Parker — Senior Product Marketing Manager, Sinequa
  • Dan Pontefract — Head, Learning & Collaboration, TELUS, & Author, Flat Army
  • Daniel Villegas Raya — Audience Development Manager, Grupo Imagen
  • Tom Reamy — Chief Knowledge Architect, KAPS Group, USA
  • Hadley Reynolds — Co-founder & Managing Director, Cognitive Computing Consortium
  • Rebecca Rodgers — Principal Consultant
  • Tom Sabo — Principal Solutions Architect, SAS
  • Anuj Saini — Architect NLP, Sapient Corp.
  • Marzie Taheri Sanjani — Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Dan Segal — Corporate Taxonomist, IBM
  • Catherine Shinners — Founder, Merced Group
  • Dave Snowden — Director, Cynefin Centre, University of Wales TSD, CTO, Cognitive Edge
  • Scott Steele — Ontologist, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
  • Tom Stewart — Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
  • Kyle S. Strand — Knowledge Management & Learning Sr. Associate, Knowledge Management Division, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Paul Thompson — Instructor, Dartmouth College
  • Michael Upshall — Head of Business Development, UNSILO, Denmark
  • Gordon Vala-Webb — President / Founder, Building Smarter Organizations, Board member, International Association of Innovation Professionals
  • Dirk Van Hyfte — Senior Advisor, Biomedical Informatics, InterSystems
  • Tamara Viles — Manager of Knowledge Architecture, Center for Innovative Collaboration / Knowledge Management, TechnipFMC
  • Lowell Vizenor — CTO, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
  • Greg Wolff — Enterprise Software Architect, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

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