Dr. Kirk Borne is the Chief Science Officer at AI startup DataPrime and the founder of Data Leadership Group LLC. He is a career data professional, data science leader, and research astrophysicist. From 2015 to 2021, he was Principal Data Scientist, Data Science Fellow, and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Previously, Kirk was professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science at George Mason University. Before that, he spent 20 years supporting data systems activities for NASA space science missions, including the Hubble Space Telescope.
He has been named by many media outlets as a top worldwide influencer on social media, promoting big data analytics, data science, machine learning, AI, data & AI strategy, and data literacy for all.
He has spoken at hundreds of events worldwide, for which he has been the conference keynote speaker at dozens of those, including TEDx, Global AI Summit (online), Marketing Analytics & Data Science (San Francisco), Big Data London, and more.