BDSS IGERT Speaker Series - Erin Simpson

"Big Data, Academia, and the Intelligence Community"
When Feb 07, 2014
from 12:10 PM to 01:15 PM
Where B001 Sparks - the 'Databasement'
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Contact Phone 814-867-2720
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Dr. Erin Simpson, CEO of Caerus Associates, will present for the Speaker Series.

More on Dr. Simpson:

Dr. Erin M. Simpson is the Chief Executive Officer of Caerus Associates, a research and design firm supporting clients in complex environments around the world. She previously directed all of Caerus’ classified research and support to the defense and intelligence communities. Dr Simpson is a leading specialist in specifying data, intelligence, and quantitative research requirements for complex conflict environments. She has lectured extensively on emerging technologies, data design, and the role of intelligence in irregular warfare at the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), Defense Intelligence Agency, MIT’s Lincoln Labs, Google Ideas, Georgetown, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Caerus, Dr. Simpson served as the Strategic Advisor to ISAF’s Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team, where she regularly advised senior military commanders throughout Afghanistan on issues related to campaign metrics, strategic assessments, local-defense forces, and illicit networks. Before deploying to Afghanistan she served as an Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Marine Command and Staff College in Quantico, VA.

 Dr. Simpson holds a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University and a BA in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Kansas.

More on Caerus Associates: http://caerusassociates.com/