Kris Hammond is Chief Scientist at Narrative Science and a professor of Computer Science and Journalism at Northwestern University. Prior to joining the faculty at Northwestern, Kris founded the University of Chicago’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His research has been primarily focused on artificial intelligence, machine-generated content and context-driven information systems. Kris currently sits on a United Nations policy committee run by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). Kris received his PhD from Yale.
Kris was also named 2014 Innovator of the Year by the Best in Biz Awards and is author of the book, “Practical Artificial Intelligence for Dummies”.