Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) has announced that Melvin Greer, chief data scientist, public sector Americas, Intel Corporation, as the TEX NYC 2018 keynote speaker. Mr. Greer will kick off the day by discussing the opportunities and challenges for Artificial Intelligence-based network platforms and data transformation. He will also speak on the event’s CEO Roundtable titled, “Humans Vs. Machines: AI, Skynet & Network Safeguards.”

TEX NYC 2018 will take place on June 20, 2018 in Hoboken, NJ with registration limited to tech and telecom decision makers only.

As chief data scientist for Intel, Mr. Greer 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 public sector and commercial enterprises. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in cloud computing, synthetic biology and IoT bio-sensors for edge analytics.

 “As we transform the TEX event model from ‘less talk to more action’ with a C-level audience and agenda-setting initiatives, we are honored to announce the distinguished Melvin Greer as our keynote thought leader,” states Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, founder and CEO, JSA. “Melvin is an award-winning data scientist, inventor, philanthropist, author, and in short, a visionary, and has shown his ability to repeatedly turn words into action with his extensive roster of accomplishments. Additionally, there is no better time to talk AI and telecom as our industry readies for AI-driven networks. Melvin’s insight will serve as our inspiration as we gather at TEX NYC to talk network innovations, security challenges, and necessary partnerships for the year ahead.”

“Additionally, we are honored to promote Mr. Greer’s nonprofit organization, the Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation,” continues Cutaia. “A near and dear cause to us here at JSA, Melvin’s charity assists women and minorities to further excel in STEM education. We are proud to announce that a portion of the proceeds from TEX NYC 2018 will be donated to support this charity and we encourage our community to support it as well.” Click here to donate.

Mr. Greer is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and U.S. National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine, GUIRR. He has been awarded the BDPA 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2012 Technologist of the Year Award, which recognize his outstanding scientific contribution and engineering products that have a broad impact and high value to society. He has also been appointed Fellow of the National Cybersecurity Institute where he assists government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cyber security policy, technology and education.

Mr. Greer is also a frequent speaker at conferences and universities and is an accomplished author; his fifth book “Practical Cloud Security: A Cross Industry View” is his most recently published book. View Mr. Greer’s full bio at https://thetelecomexchange.com/nyc/person/melvin-greer/.