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Chakib Chraibi

Acting Associate Director for the Office of Data Services and Chief Data Scientist, U.S. Department of Commerce NTIS

Dr. Chakib Chraibi serves as Acting Associate Director for the Office of Data Services and Chief Data Scientist in the U.S. Department of Commerce, NTIS (National Technical Information Service). In his current position, Dr. Chraibi provides expertise and assistance to governmental agencies in harnessing innovative and emerging technologies and delivering data-driven solutions to achieve mission impact within the NTIS framework.  Dr. Chraibi serves on the Commerce’s Data Governance Board, OPM’s Data Science Focus Group, AFCEA Tech Summit Committee, and ACT-IAC’s AI in Government Playbook Group. He is also the Government Chair of the ATARC Predictive Analytics Working Group. Prior to his Commerce Department position, he held multiple positions in several academic institutions, including Professor, Department Chair and Dean. Dr. Chraibi received a Doctorate of Science from the University of Bordeaux, a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Binghamton University, and a Professional Certificate in Data Science from Columbia University.