Eric Su received a B.S. in biochemistry from Peking University in 1984 and a Ph.D. in molecular biology from UC Berkeley in 1991. After his post-doctoral research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard University and working at Vysis Inc. (Abbott), he joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1997. At Lilly, Eric discovered and filed patent applications on ~100 novel therapeutic protein candidates (through data mining and cloning; Biology, 1997-2004), led the Bioinformatics team (Biology, 2004-2006), initiated text mining in the Data Mining and Advanced Analytics groups (Statistics, 2007-2017), and is now working in the newly formed Text Mining and NLP group in the Advanced Analytics and Data Science organization (IT, 2017-present).
Jonathan is Co-Founder and Principal Consultant for Peninsula Business Intelligence, LLC. Jonathan was Director of Operations Intelligence at Taco Bell Corporation where he served for 15 years as a data scientist for Operations, Product Development, HR, IT and Finance related projects. Prior to joining Taco Bell Corporation, he was Product Development Manager for Mars, Inc. and a Research Scientist with Kraft, Inc. for 4 years.
Nobuyuki Fukawa, Ph.D. is an associate professor of marketing at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Formerly University of Missouri-Rolla). He earned his B.A. from Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, Master of Marketing Research (M.M.R.) from the Coca-Cola Center for Marketing Studies at University of Georgia, and Ph.D. in Business Administration (Marketing) from Louisiana State University. Prior to his academic career, Nobu worked in sales and marketing at Dell Japan and Coca-Cola Company, Japan. His latest research focuses on managerial issues on technology and innovation in marketing, such as Big Data and open-source strategy. In June 2018, he received M. Wayne DeLozier Best Conference Paper Award at 2018 Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. His article on Big Data consumer analytics was ranked as one of the five most downloaded Journal of Business Research articles by the publisher, Elsevier. He has been a guest speaker on Big Data both in the industry and in the academia. His research has been published in various journals, including Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, and Journal of Advertising.
2018 Megaputer Speakers
Bingqing Huang is a User Experience (UX) Designer at Megaputer Intelligence. As a young and passionate professional, she thrives to create an even better experience of PolyAnalyst Analytical Client and Web Report Editor. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Finance and Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction from Indiana University.
Bipin Inamdar, a Senior Data Analysis Consultant, has been with Megaputer Intelligence for four years. Bipin landed in Bloomington, IN after his academic and professional stints in Pune, Kanpur, Bangalore and Rolla, MO. During his time with Megaputer he has worked on projects in a variety of verticals. Outside of work, he likes to play tennis, run, and read books.
Brian Howard is a Sales and Marketing Manager at Megaputer Intelligence for 3 years. He assists prospective clients with recommendations for needs-based solutions. Brian holds a B.A. in Communications & Culture from Indiana University. When not talking with potential customers he is trying to convince his two daughters (under the age of three) that he’s the best dad.
Chris Farris is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence and a recent graduate from Indiana University with a B.S. in both Mathematics and Computer Science. He has worked on text mining projects in multiple industries including healthcare and insurance. Outside of work Chris enjoys reading, writing, and cooking.
Di Cao is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. She enjoys mining and turning data into useful information for customer-oriented solutions. Currently, Di is working on product categorization by applying machine learning and voice of the customer (VOC) Analysis. Before coming to the US, Di was apart of a research team that built mathematical models to provide supply chain management solutions. Di holds a B.S. in mathematics, a M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, and a M.S. in Statistical Science.
Elli E. Bourlai is a Computational Linguist at Megaputer Intelligence. She is currently a Ph.D. Candidate and Adjunct Lecturer in Information Science with a minor in Computational Linguistics at Indiana University. Her research focus is online communication, social identity (gender), and the design of historical datasets comprising online data. She has also presented and published on multimodal communication, social tagging (hashtags), social media mining, and sentiment analysis. Elli has a BA in the English Language and Literature with a specialization in Theoretical Linguistics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and a MA in Historical Language Studies from the University of Sheffield, UK.
Kathryn Verhoeven is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. Kathryn contributes in multiple areas of the company and has consulted on a wide variety of text analysis projects in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing domains. Prior to joining Megaputer, she worked in academia as a scientific researcher and technical writer. She has a PhD in Chemistry from Purdue University and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. In her free time, Kathryn enjoys running, playing piano, and spending time with her family.
Jason Liu has been Consulting Project Manager and Senior Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence for 4 years. He has successfully led teams to design, implement and deliver solutions for clients in Finance, Life Science, Consulting, Manufacture, and Hospitality domains. Jason has a B.S. in economics from China and an M.B.A. from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.
Jeff Palan is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. He primarily works on text mining projects for Megaputer's pharmaceutical customers. Jeff also works on Japanese translations and provides technical support to customers. Jeff graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a B.S. in international business.
Margaret Glide is a Computational Linguist and Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. She holds an MA in Hispanic Linguistics from Indiana University, specializing in computational approaches to Pragmatics and Discourse in online communication. In her work at Megaputer, she enjoys the challenges of creating custom Sentiment Analysis solutions for clients in various domains. In her free time, she enjoys running 5K events with her poodle, Lana.
Min Chen is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. He primarily works on text mining projects in the financial domain involving automated extraction of key information and sentiment analysis of financial statements. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from Arizona State University and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Owen Shi is lead HCI/UX Designer at Megaputer Intelligence. Before joining megaputer, Owen had built a startup company in Beijing China and he had taken in charge of user experience design in his company. Owen holds a bachelor’s degree in Informatics and a Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction from Indiana University.
As Megaputer's CTO, Pavel Anaschenko has over 10 years of experience in creating data analysis projects and integrated customer solutions. Pavel possesses over five years of experience leading diverse teams, which regularly include data scientists, domain experts, and IT professionals to build turn-key implementations of complex analytical scenarios. He holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from Moscow State University and a M.A. in Economics from Indiana University.
Rebecca Hale is a Computational Linguist at Megaputer Intelligence. She specializes in entity extraction, document classification, and sentiment analysis in a variety of projects. Rebecca has a master's degree in Linguistics from the University of Kentucky, and enjoys terrible puns, the Oxford comma, and teaching physics to her baby daughter.
Ruonan Liu is the Human Resources Manager/Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. She got her Master Degree in Human Resources Management from Purdue University. She worked as financial analyst and risk control analyst for Standard Chartered Bank before she started her Master study. Her previous experience in data analysis, combining with her knowledge in HRM, helps her do a better job in candidate evaluation, staff communication and project management. Meanwhile, she regards herself as the best cook among HR and the best HR among who knows how to cook.
As the founder and CEO of Megaputer Intelligence, Sergei Ananyan, Ph.D. plays an active role in the design of mathematical and linguistic analysis algorithms and their practical implementation into Megaputer's analytical systems. Sergei is the author of business analytics articles in academic and trade publications; as well as, a speaker and panel chair at several major industry conferences.
Wilson Zhou is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. Before joining Megaputer, Wilson worked at Indiana University Consulting Center, providing statistical consulting services for students and faculties throughout Indiana University. Wilson holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Economics, and a Master’s degree in Statistical Science from Indiana University.
Yi Wang is a Senior Data Analysis Consultant and has worked at Megaputer Intelligence for over three years. She leads a team of analysts who support Megaputer’s largest pharmaceutical client. Yi received her Ph.D. degree in Microbiology and Master's degree in Applied Statistics from Indiana University.
Zhen Li is a Data Analysis Consultant at Megaputer Intelligence. Prior to joining Megaputer, Zhen worked for both private and public sectors as a consultant for over ten years. Zhen holds a Ph.D. degree in Engineering from University of Maryland.