Elena Simperl
Professor of computer science at King's College London

Elena Simperl is professor of computer science at King’s College London, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and former Turing fellow. According to AMiner, she is in the top 100 most influential scholars in knowledge engineering of the last decade, as well as in the Women in AI 2000 ranking. Before joining King’s College early 2020, she held positions at the University of Southampton, as well as in Germany and Austria. She has contributed to more than 20 research projects, often as principal investigator or project lead. Currently, she is the PI of two grants: H2020 ACTION, where she develops human-AI methods to make participatory science thrive, and EPSRC Data Stories, where she works on frameworks and tools to make data more engaging for everyone. She authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in knowledge engineering, semantic technologies, open and linked data, social computing, crowdsourcing and data-driven innovation. Over the years she served as programme and general chair to several conferences, including the European and International Semantic Web Conference, the European Data Forum and the AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing.



Focus Track 3: Market uptake: Bringing AI and Data Science to Practice – Main session
Wednesday Nov 4, 2020  10:00-11:30
Big Data Value Best Success Stories 2020
Thursday Nov 5, 2020  09:00-10:00
Parallel session on Connecting Data Incubators: leveraging synergies and sharing experiences
Thursday Nov 5, 2020  10:00-11:30
Connecting Large and Small Companies around Data and AI
Tuesday Oct 15, 2019  11:00-12:30
Enhancing Open Data
Wednesday Nov 22, 2017  11:00-12:45
Big Data Value PPP networking sessions, Big Data Entrepreneurship
Wednesday Nov 22, 2017  16:30-18:00
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