Melvin Greer, columnist and advisor, is Chief Data Scientist, Americas, Intel Corporation. Melvin is responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing to accelerate transformation of data into a strategic asset for global enterprises. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in cloud computing, synthetic biology, and IoT bio-sensors for edge analytics. Melvin is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and U.S. National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine, GUIRR. Melvin received the 2017 BDPA Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2012 BEYA Technologist of the Year Award which recognize his outstanding technical contributions that have had a material impact and high value to society as a whole.
He functions as a university professor and principal investigator where he significantly advances the body of knowledge in basic research and advanced engineering. Melvin is the award-winning author of five books, and the Managing Director of the Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation, focused on the maturing of new leaders and the growth of future innovators. Melvin Greer has written for, or been covered by, The New Times, Washington Post, Federal Computer Week, Forbes, Computerworld, Washington Executive and Government Computer News.
Global executive with extensive experience in Information Technology management to include experience as a corporate Chief Information Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He participates in advanced research studies, including Quantum Computing, Nano materials and Gamification.
Experience managing all aspects of technology to include: Cyber Defense and Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Cloud Computing, Gamification, Software Development, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Mobility and Social Media.