Keynote Speakers (2011)

Professor Jaideep Srivastava

University of Minnesota, USA

Jaideep Srivastava is Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota, where he directs a laboratory focusing on research in Web Mining, Social Media Analytics, and Health Analytics. He has authored over 275 papers, and his research has been supported by government agencies, including NSF, NASA, ARDA, IARPA, NIH, CDC, US Army, US Air Force, and MNDoT; and industries, including IBM, United Technologies, Eaton, Honeywell, Cargill, and Huawei Telecom. He has an active collaboration with Allina’s Center for Healthcare Innovation, where he is a Distinguished Fellow. He is on the oversight committee for healthcare information architecture for the University of Minnesota. Dr. Srivastava has significant experience in the industry, in both consulting and executive roles. He has lead a data mining team at Amazon.com, and built a data analytics department at Yodlee. He has provided technology and strategy advice to Cargill, United Technologies, IBM, Honeywell, KPMG, 3M, TCS, and Eaton, and has served as Advisor to the State Government of Minnesota and the Government of India. He holds distinguished professorships at Heilongjiang University and Wuhan University, China. Dr. Srivastava has BS from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India, and MS and PhD from University of California, Berkeley. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and has been an IEEE Distinguished Visitor. He has given over 150 invited talks in over 30 countries, including more than a dozen keynote addresses at major conferences. He is a co-founder and President of Ninja Metrics, a social analytics company, whose goal is bring his research in this area into the commercial domain.

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