Adriana Compagnoni is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science department at Stevens Institute of Technology. She is also the Chair of the Presiential Commission on the Advancement of Women at Stevens. Her research interest centers on Programming Languages with applications to Computational Systems Biology and Security.
Boyana Norris received her B.S. in Computer Science at Wake Forest University in 1995 and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000. She joined Argonne National Laboratory as a postdoctoral researcher in 1999 and continued working there through 2013 as an Assistant Computer Scientist and Computer Scientist. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon. Her research in high-performance computing (HPC) focuses on methodologies and tools for performance reasoning and automated optimization of scientific applications, while ensuring continued or better usability of HPC tools and libraries and improving developer productivity. She has coauthored over 70 peer-reviewed publications on topics including performance modeling, automated performance optimization (autotuning) of parallel scientific applications, embedding of domain-specific languages into legacy codes, source-transformation-based automatic differentiation, adaptive algorithms for HPC, component-based software engineering for HPC, and taxonomy-based approaches to learning and using HPC libraries. In her computer-free time, Boyana likes to run unreasonable distances, read, garden, and spend time with her family.
Barb Gee has 35 years of experience in the computer and non-profit industries, where she has held a variety of management positions in virtually all functional areas. After 6 years with Hewlett-Packard and 5 years with Silicon Graphics, Barb started her own consulting practice in January of 1991. Since starting her consulting practice, Barb has worked in the private, non-profit and public sectors, both as an Interim Executive Director, as well as an Organizational Consultant. She recently served as the Executive Officer of Human Resources for the Oakland Unified School District, and currently serves as the Vice President of Programs for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology.
Dr. Sandra Richtermeyer is the Chair of Accountancy and Business Law, the Chair of College Administration, and the Director of Faculty Programs a Xavier University. Her expertise lies in accounting information systems, managerial accounting, nonprofit accounting, and corporate governance.
With over 27 years of healthcare experience, 13 of which have been in the health informatics environment, Barbara has been a consultant, product manager, nurse practitioner and manager. A published author, she is recognized for her work in oncology, patient safety, outcomes, and clinical data analytics. Her experience includes nursing leadership positions at academic medical centers, product management with healthcare quality outcomes vendors, and international volunteer work. Most recently Barbara has worked on quantifying the return-on-investment for EHR implementation at a large multi-facility health system.
Barbara is an expert at clinical data analytics, data visualization, and requirements management, with proven experience in product management and product launches. She is able to understand not only the strategic vision, but the details on how that can be attained. She has an advanced degree in nursing and a post-graduate certificate in Marketing. Her projects have included dashboard development, strategic marketing, and Cerner reporting team management.