Dr. Simon is the chief data & analytics officer (CDAO) for a large technology organization, building the data strategy and driving integration on cutting edge analytics in network and cyber security, biometrics, and behavioral modeling.  He is also building and implementing the strategy to introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) across the organization.  He previously served as the Agency’s Technical Director for Data Science and Editor of the CIA’s in-house peer-reviewed methodology journal.  Dr. Simon is an award-winning bridge-builder between technical and non-technical teams, between social, natural, and computational science fields, and between research and development (R&D) and application.  He is an advisor to investors and researchers on cyber security, predictive modeling, and AI, with successful prior work experience in banking, education, financial services, and health.