Nick is President & Co-Founder of Sysomos, a social media analytics company acquired by Marketwire in 2010. Nick is a professor at the University of Toronto’s computer science department. He holds more than twenty patents, and has published more than 100 research publications in the areas of database systems, text analytics, and information mining. Nick serves on the editorial review boards of four scientific journals related to data management systems and data analysis, and sits on the program committees for leading data management conferences. Before joining UofT, he was a member of AT&T’s research laboratories’ technical staff.