Skip to main content
SearchLoginLogin or Signup

Alfred Spector

Two Sigma, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Published onApr 10, 2020
Alfred Spector

Dr. Alfred Spector is Chief Technology Officer at Two Sigma, a firm dedicated to using information to undertake many forms of economic optimization. His career has led him from innovation in large scale, networked computing systems (as a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and founder of his company, Transarc) to broad research leadership: five years leading IBM Software Research and eight years leading Google Research. Recently, Spector has lectured widely on the growing importance of computer science across all disciplines (CS+X) and on the Societal Implications of Data Science. He received an AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard and a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford. He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Spector won the 2001 IEEE Kanai Award for Distributed Computing and was co-awarded the 2016 ACM Software Systems Award.

No comments here
Why not start the discussion?