Janak Kalaria has more than 13 years of experience managing, architecting, and developing data driven analytical systems. He has led projects ranging from needs assessment and solution selection to full-scale implementation and deployment. He has directed projects involving information management, data science, cloud computing, big data analytics, and decision support systems for a number of U.S. federal agencies, the European Commission (EC), and commercial organizations. Janak has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.