Professor Haluk Demirkan is an award winning global scholar & technology leader with 25+ years’ business development, technology solution implementation, applied research & adaptive learning development experience on delivering solutions with data analytics, research science, collaborative intelligence (e.g. people + AI, ML), service & design thinking for value, outcome, profit & growth. In corporate, academia and start-up environments, he has recruited, taught, developed & advised a diverse global teams & organizations. He has a strong business understanding with deep technical background who can transfer research to practice. He received a Master of Engineering and P.E. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a Ph.D. in Information Systems and Operations Management from the University of Florida.