Melvin Greer, Adjunct Faculty
Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, Intel Corporation. Mr. Greer is responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing to accelerate transformation of data into a strategic asset for public sector and commercial enterprises. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in Cloud Computing, Synthetic Biology and IoT Bio-sensors for edge analytics. He functions as a principal investigator in advanced research studies, including Nanotechnology, Additive Manufacturing and Gamification. He significantly advances the body of knowledge in basic research and critical, highly advanced engineering and scientific disciplines. Mr. Greer is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and U.S. National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine, GUIRR.
Mr. Greer has been awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2012 Technologist of the Year Award, which recognize his outstanding scientific contribution and engineering products that have a broad impact and high value to society as a whole. Melvin Greer has been appointed Fellow of the National Cybersecurity Institute where he assists government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cyber security policy, technology and education.
In addition to his professional and investment roles, he is Founder and Managing Director of the Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation, focused on research and deployment of a 21st Century Leadership Model. Mr. Greer is a member of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank, Bretton Woods Committee where he explores how deployment of enabling technologies relates to private sector development, commercial opportunities, global financial stability and social responsibility. Mr. Greer is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities and is an accomplished author; his fifth book, “Practical Cloud Security: A Cross Industry View,” is his most recently published book.
Mr. Greer serves on the Board of Trustees for Capitol Technology University in Laurel, Maryland and on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Children’s Science Center. As a popular educator and board member at a number of Historical Black Colleges and Universities, Mr. Greer is leading science, technology, mathematical and engineering (STEM) research initiatives, directly trying to shape a more diverse generation of up-and-coming technical talent. Mr. Greer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and Technology and his Master of Science in Information Systems from American University, Washington, DC. He also completed the Executive Leadership Program at Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School and the Entrepreneurial Finance Post Graduate Program at MIT, Sloan School of Management.