Jaime Carbonell is Allen Newell Professor of Computer Science and
Director of the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon
University. In addition to his expertise in the areas of information
retrieval and artificial intelligence, he brings keen business acumen
to the organization. He has consulted for large financial institutions
such as Citigroup as well as top-tier Internet companies. Dr. Carbonell
co-founded and took public Carnegie Group, a successful software consultancy
focused on the development and application of Artificial Intelligence
and other algorithmic techniques.
Mr. Steve Fischetti is a Vice President and Branch Operations Manager for Legg Mason. As a founder of DYNAMiX, Steve serves on the Board of Directors and takes an active role in the Company's operations. He has 16 years of experience in the securities industry with such firms as Shearson Lehman Hutton, Paine Webber, and currently Legg Mason. In addition to his portfolio and operations management functions, he serves as a member of Legg Mason's corporate technology steering committee. His formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science degree from the Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration, and executive education from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
Kannan Srinivasan is H.J. Heinz II Professor of Management, Marketing and
Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to earning his
Ph.D. at the University of California at Los Angeles, Kannan worked as a
product manager at Procter & Gamble. His recent research interests include
dynamic internet data analysis, dynamic pricing, Marketing/Information
Systems interface, Impact of Electronic Data Interchange, New Business
Models for E-Commerce. He is well recognized for his methodological
contributions in the area of large scale purchase history analysis. He has
extensively published in leading journals. He has worked on numerous
consulting projects and executive teaching engagements with firms such as
General Motors, Asea-Brown Boveri, Kodak, Chrysler, Fujitsu, IBM, Calgon
Carbon, Kraft Foods, IKEA, Management Science Associates, McKinsey &Co.,
Pricewaterhouse Coopers, United Technologies, and Morgan Stanley. He
actively works with internet startups.
Michael Shamos brings an unique blend of experience in technology, e-commerce and business practices to DYNAMiX's Technical Advisory Board. He is the co-director of the nation's premier E-commerce degree program at Carnegie Mellon University. Michael is a highly-regarded E-commerce consultant with clients such as Bell Atlantic, McKinsey & Company, and others around the globe. His professional interests include E-commerce infrastructure and processes, electronic negotiation and voting, digital libraries, Internet law and policy, and applied mathematics.
Pradeep Khosla received his B. Tech. (Hons.) from IIT (Kharagpur, India) in
1980, and both MS (1984) and Ph.D. (1986) degrees from Carnegie Mellon
University. He is currently the Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor in the
College of Engineering and School of Computer Science (1998- ). He is also
the Head of both the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (since
July 1999) and the Information Networking Institute (since October 2000),
and Founding Director of the Center for Computer and Communications Security
(since January 2002) at Carnegie Mellon. Under his leadership, the
Information Networking Institute (INI) defined a collaboration with the
Athens Information Technology (AIT) Institute in Athens, Greece, to offer
Carnegie Mellonís MSIN (Master of Science in Information Networking) degree
to students admitted in Greece, starting Fall 2002.
Dr. Raj Reddy is the Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. He served as the founding Director of the Robotics Institute from 1979 to 1991 and the Dean of the School of Computer Science from 1991 to 1999. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was president of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence from 1987-89. Dr. Reddy was awarded the Legion of Honor (by President Mitterand of France) in 1984 and the ACM Turing Award in 1994. Apart from his research and academic contributions, he has made a significant impact on several high-growth businesses in the computing and E-Commerce space. He was co-chair of President Clinton's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC).