Joseph Turian, Ph.D., heads MetaOptimize LLC, which consults on predictive analytics, business intelligence, NLP, ML, and data strategy. He also run the MetaOptimize Q&A site, where Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing experts share their knowledge. He specializes in large data sets. Joseph Turian holds a Ph.D. in computer science (with a focus on Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing) from New York University since 2007. During his graduate studies, he developed a fast, large-scale machine learning method for parsing natural language. He received his AB from Harvard University in 2001. As a scientist, Joseph Turian has over 14 refereed publications in top NLP + ML conferences. His team submitted the best parser in EVALITA 2009 Main+Pilot tasks. He is an advocate for open-notebook science, releasing his research code on his github, and for broader scientific collaboration through the internet.