Jim Jansen

Principle Scientist, Qatar Computing Research Institute

Dr. Jim Jansen is a Principal Scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute, leading a research team working on the automatic visualization of user data (see https://acua.qcri.org/team). He is a West Point graduate with a Ph.D. in computer science from Texas A&M University. Professor Jansen is editor-in-chief of the journal Information Processing & Management and former editor-in-chief of Internet Research. He has received several awards and honors, including an ACM Research Award, six application development awards, a product innovation award, and a university-level teaching award, along with other writing, publishing, research, teaching, and leadership honors. Dr. Jansen has authored or co-authored more than 380 research publications, with articles appearing in a multi-disciplinary range of journals and conferences. He is the co-author of the book Data-Driven Personas (Springer Nature) and the book Understanding Audiences, Customers, and Users via Analytics (Springer Nature).