Ali Rebaie is the President and principal industry analyst at Rebaie Analytics Group. He is also a prominent data scientist, consultant and keynote speaker. As a data science anthropologist, Rebaie has been studying the impact of data patterns that govern changes in business, human affairs, and culture. His research, keynotes, and consulting help data natives and business executives to draw power from these universal patterns to better understand its impact on people and the role each one of us play in the data era. His studies are based on the philosophical foundations of data, with focus on the social underpinnings of technology encounters. As a part of his work at his boutique consulting, Rebaie Analytics Group, Rebaie has led and developed several data science projects for Fortune 500 organizations in different industries such as media, travel, marketing, retail, oil & gas, fashion, energy, and transportation to help them become competitive in the new economy. Ali Rebaie contributed and quoted in leading technology and media outlets and also appeared in several lists of "Who's Who in Big Data" since 2013. Ali was one of the initiators of School of Data, jury member in leading big data competitions and IEEE conferences, and also an Advisory Board member of the internationally renowned Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT) in Boulder, USA.
Josh is the founder of CarKnow and a MIT Research Scientist. His research and commercialization focus is on building smart technologies for a changing world through the thoughtful application of sensing, connectivity, inference, and actuation. In my academic pursuits, I help my students invent disruptive technologies and learn to become leaders and practitioners in emerging industries.