Dr. Edel García was a senior researcher at the Microsoft Innovation Center of Puerto Rico where he is the principal investigator of Minerazzi, a data mining and business intelligence project. He holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University, Main Campus (1995) and a B.S. degree from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Metropolitan Campus (1982). He has more than 30 years of a combined experience as professor, information retrieval researcher, and entrepreneur. He has served as reviewer for several scientific journals on computers, science, and technology as well as event organizer/speaker of technology conferences.