Professor & Founder, Nanyang Technological University & SenticNet
Erik Cambria is the Founder of SenticNet, a Singapore-based company offering B2B sentiment analysis services, and a Professor at Nanyang Technological University, where he also holds the appointment of Provost Chair in Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to joining NTU, he worked at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing) and HP Labs India (Bangalore) and earned his PhD through a joint programme between the University of Stirling and MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on neurosymbolic AI for explainable sentiment analysis in domains like social media monitoring, financial forecasting, and AI for social good. He is recipient of several awards, e.g., IEEE Outstanding Early Career Award, was listed among the AI's 10 to Watch, and was featured in Forbes as one of the 5 People Building Our AI Future. He is an IEEE Fellow, Associate Editor of many top-tier AI journals, e.g., Information Fusion and IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, and is involved in various international conferences as keynote speaker, program chair and senior program committee member.