Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector, Americas, Intel Corporation. He is
responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through graph analytics, machine learning
and cognitive computing to accelerate transformation of data into a strategic asset for Public
Sector and commercial enterprises. His systems and software engineering experience has
resulted in patented inventions in Cloud Computing, Synthetic Biology and IoT Bio-sensors for
edge analytics. He functions as a principal investigator in advanced
research studies, including Nanotechnology, Additive Manufacturing and
Gamification. He significantly advances the body of knowledge in basic
research and critical, highly advanced engineering and scientific
disciplines. Mr. Greer is a member of the American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS) and U.S. National Academy of Science,
Engineering and Medicine, GUIRR
Mr. Greer has been awarded the 2017 BDPA Lifetime Achievement
Award and the 2012 BEYA Technologist of the Year Award, which
recognize his outstanding technical contribution and technical products
that have a broad impact and high value to society as a whole. Melvin
Greer has been appointed Fellow of the National Cybersecurity Institute where he assists
government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cyber security
policy, technology and education.
In addition to his professional and investment roles, he is Founder and Managing Director of the
Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation, focused on research and deployment of a 21st
Century Leadership Model. Mr. Greer is a member of the International Monetary Fund / World
Bank, Bretton Woods Committee where he explores how deployment of enabling technologies
relates to private sector development, commercial opportunities, global financial stability and
social responsibility. Mr. Greer is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities and is an
accomplished author; his fifth book “Practical Cloud Security a Cross Industry View” is his most
recently published book.
Melvin is a Board of Trustee at Capitol Technology University where he oversees and aligns its
strategic direction, educational policy, finances and operations with the mission of the university.
As a popular educator and board member at a number of Historical Black Colleges and
Universities, Greer is leading science, technology, mathematical and engineering (STEM)
research initiatives, directly trying to shape a more diverse generation of up-and-coming
Greer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and
Technology and his Master of Science in Information Systems from American University, Wash.
D.C. He also completed the Executive Leadership Program at the Cornell University, Johnson
Graduate School and the Entrepreneurial Finance program at MIT Sloan School of Management.