Seth Juarez (http://community.devexpress.com/blogs/seth/default.aspx) has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and is also currently pursuing a PhD in the same. His field of research is in Artificial Intelligence specifically in the realm of Machine Learning. He is a Technical Evangelist for DevExpress where he specializes in data analysis in conjunction with their reporting toolset. When he is not working in that area, he devotes his time to an open source Machine Learning Library specifically for .NET that is intended to simplify the use of popular supervised and unsupervised learning models.
Dallas Day of .NET (http://www.dallasdayofdotnet.com)