Research Scientist, MIT: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Michael has over 40 years of experience in research and industrial practice in databases, distributed systems, integration, artificial intelligence, and multi-disciplinary problem solving. He is a Research Scientist in MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, advises start-ups, serves on advisory boards of national and international research organizations, and is an adjunct professor at the National University of Ireland, Galway and at the University of Technology, Sydney. For over 20 years he served as Chief Scientist of IT at Verizon, a Fortune 20 company, responsible for advanced technologies, architectures, and methodologies for IT strategies and for guiding industrial scale deployments of emergent technologies. His research interests include very large ecosystem of heterogeneous systems and data sources (Big Data) in support of data discovery, systems evolution, and Data Science.