Dr. Ivan Brugere received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, focusing on graph representation learning in data-driven biology and ecology applications. He was recently a research scientist in AI For Good at Salesforce Research. He has been an Electronic Privacy and Security IGERT fellow, a Google Lime Scholar and co-organizer of the Broadening Participation in Data Mining workshop at the KDD conference. His current work focuses on fairness, bias, and interpretability in novel application areas, as well as machine learning on graphs.