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David Mongeau

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Founding Director, School of Data Science
David Mongeau is Founding Director, School of Data Science and Professor of Practice, University College, at The University of Texas at San Antonio. The school brings together gradudate degree programs and research centers focused on data science and AI together in a new purpose-driven building.  Over 900 students and 30 faculty learn and discover at the school.  David was previously Executive Director, Berkeley Institute for Data Science, University of California, Berkley and co-led the data analytics institute at The Ohio State University.  A decade ago, David completed a long career in communications, data, IT, and networking research at Bell Labs (Alcatel, Lucent, AT&T). He has been engaged in child advocacy (guardian ad litem) and suicide prevention (Samaritans, Inc.) for many years. He holds a BS from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.