Prof. John D. Kelleher is the Academic Leader of the Information, Communication and Entertainment Research Institute at the Dublin Institute of Technology. His areas of expertise include machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and spatial cognition. John has worked in a number of different academic and research focused institutes, including Dublin City University, Media Lab Europe, and DFKI (the German Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research). Currently, his research is supported by the Science Foundation Ireland ADAPT Research Centre (Grant Number 13/RC/2016). Recent publication highlights include: “Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Predictive Data Analytics: Algorithms, Worked Examples and Case Studies”, MIT Press, 2015; and, “Data Science”, MIT Press, 2018.