Dr. Liu is one of the world's top experts for big data analytics and machine learning as applied to business and social research, and also a thought leader on data science. He currently serves as a Chief Data Scientist for IBM Analytics Services where he serves big corporation clients, develops big data analytics IPs, and speaks at industrial conferences such as IBM Think, STRATA, Insights, and SMAC.

In the past, Alex served as a Chief Data Scientist for a few companies including RS and TRG. Before that, Dr. Liu was a lead consultant and a director at RMDS/RMA, under which he had provided data analytics consultation and training to many well known organizations including the United Nations, AOL, Ingram Micro, GEM, Farmers Insurance, Scripps Networks, Sears and USAID. At the same time, Dr. Liu taught advanced research methods to Ph.D. candidates in the University of Southern California and the University of California at Irvine. Before then, he worked as a managing director for CATE/GEC, and as a research fellow for the Asia/Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.

Dr. Liu has been working on data science research and practise for over 20 years, and is one of very few known experts who has applied data science to a wide range of fields include aging, communities / networks, customer retenstion, democracy, entrepreneurship, health care, international relations / business, marketing, psychological reactions, risk and even spiritual development and philosophy, for which Alex received many awards on contributing to bring up positive impacts with technologies, like the Media Alliance and IBM awards,

Alex has a Ph.D. of Quantitative Sociology and a M.S. of Statistical Computing from Stanford University.


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