Jimeng Sun is a research staff member at IBM TJ Watson Research Center. He leads research projects of medical informatics, especially in applying large-scale predictive and similarity analytics on healthcare applications. Dr. Sun received his B.S. and M.Phil. in Computer Science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2002 and 2003, and PhD in Computer Science in Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. His advisor was Prof. Christos Faloutsos. Dr. Sun has extensive research track records on core and applied data mining research: specialized in big data analytics, similarity metric learning, social network analysis, predictive modeling and visual analytics. He has published over 70 papers, filed over 20 patents (4 granted). He has received ICDM best research paper in 2007, SDM best research paper in 2007, and KDD Dissertation runner-up award in 2008.