EOIR Technologies, Inc. appoints new chief scientist

EOIR 112EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group based in Fredericksburg, VA, announced on January 16 that it has appointed Bruce Swett, PhD, as Chief Scientist of EOIR. In this role, Dr. Swett will work with executive leadership in developing and executing EOIR’s technology plan. This plan includes evaluating, developing, and monetizing emerging technologies, integrating and maximizing the value of EOIR’s intellectual property, and enhancing the company’s technical culture.

Peter Cannito made the announcement. “Dr. Swett has demonstrated that he is an innovator and a well-respected technologist with a firm grasp of highly technical trends across numerous markets and a broad understanding of emerging technologies,” said Cannito. “Equally important is his proven ability to clearly articulate the relevancy and impact of these technical trends to a diverse set of stakeholders and build the required collaboration to execute against these trends effectively.”

Dr. Swett is the cloud architect for a number of advanced technologies related to pattern recognition and analysis of Web-scale datasets and is responsible for technical leadership, project management, and business development for EOIR’s Advanced Research Group (ARG). His areas of expertise include high-performance cloud computing, parallelized artificial intelligence algorithms, biologically-inspired algorithms, scalable data models, and fusion of large volumes of data.

Dr. Swett’s PhD is in Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences, focusing on computational and experimental neuroscience, from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Post-Doctoral research on the neural substrates of motor sequence learning was performed in the Language Section of the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Swett currently serves as a Member of the Army Science Board and is certified as both a Cloudera Hadoop Developer and Administrator.

SOURCE EOIR Technologies, Inc.