Steve Chan, director IBM Network Science Research Centre Professor Steve Chan is a Big Data Scientist, investigating key issues of interoperability, resiliency, and those methodologies and tools that will facilitate transforming Big Data into Big Insights. To advance these explorations, he has co-founded several research centres within academia, such as at Swansea University (e.g. Network Science Research Center or NSRC), within the MIT Engineering Systems Division (ESD) (e.g. Geospatial Data Center), at the MIT Department of Comparative Media Studies (e.g. Laboratory for the Public Engagement with Science or E-Lab), as well as for industry, such as at IBM (e.g. NSRC), and Public Private Partnership (P3I) consortiums (e.g. San Diego Tech Hub and Cyber Range).