Meet the Review Panel: 17 Experts in Data, Health, and Public Safety

As the judges review Challenge entries, we want to thank the 17 experts who supported the selection process. These individuals scored all submissions against the Challenge Criteria in order to advance leading concepts to the judges.

Meet the esteemed Hidden Signals Challenge review panel:

  • Jessica Appler, Director (Acting) of Division Quantitative Analysis, Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Rajmonda Caceres, Technical Staff, Cyber Analytics and Decision Systems Group, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Cory Davenport, Senior Researcher, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division, START (Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism), University of Maryland
  • Noemi Derzsy, Data Science Fellow, Insight Data Science
  • Olga Ianiuk, Data Engineer, Enigma Technologies
  • Alicia Johnson, Resilience and Recovery Manager, City of San Francisco
  • Taha Kass-Hout, (former) Chief Health Informatics Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Justin Li, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Aaron Mannes, Senior Policy Advisor, Science and Technology Directorate Data Analytics Engine, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Jennifer Nuzzo, Senior Associate, Center for Health Security, Johns Hopkins University
  • Daniel X. O’Neil, Director of Product Development and Business Strategy, Ad Hoc LLC
  • Jin Paik, Director of Project and Research Development, Harvard-NASA Tournament Lab, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University
  • Teresa Quitugua, Chief Scientist and Associate Director of Operations and Outreach, National Biosurveillance Integration Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Arvind Ramanathan, Staff Scientist, Computational Science and Engineering Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Stephanie Rogers, Deputy Director, B.Next, In-Q-Tel
  • Rinat Sergeev, Data Scientist and Chief Scientific Advisor, Crowd Innovation Lab, Harvard University
  • Michelle Shevin, Technology Fellow, Ford Foundation

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