David Gunning directs PARC's efforts in artificial intelligence and predictive analytics focused on the enterprise. These include projects in anomaly and fraud detection, contextual intelligence, recommendation systems, and tools for smart organizations. The technical focus is on developing rich, predictive user models that capture and understand the situational context well enough to prioritize information, make recommendations, and act on the user’s behalf.
Dave is an experienced technology manager with an extensive background in the development and application of artificial intelligence technology. Prior to PARC, Dave was a Senior Research Manager at Vulcan Inc., a Program Manager at DARPA (twice), SVP of SET Corp., VP of Cycorp, and a Senior Scientist in the Air Force Research Labs. At DARPA, he managed the Personalized Assistant that Learns (PAL) project that produced Siri and the Command Post of the Future (CPoF) project that was adopted by the US Army in Iraq.
Dave holds a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University, a M.S. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Dayton, and a B.S. in Psychology from Otterbein College.
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