Here's his LinkedIn profile. Do a Google search on "Rayid Ghani Obama". There's very little info available on the web about his relationship with Obama, but you will find a few articles mentioning how he optimizes Obama's campaign. One article is entitled How cutting-edge text analytics can help the Obama campaign determine voters’ hopes and fears.
Rayid Ghani's LinkedIn profile:
Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Political Organization industry
July 2011 – Present (1 year 4 months) Greater Chicago Area
Obama 2012 Re-election Campaign
We're hiring for the Analytics team!
Recommend Rayid’s work at Obama for America
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ACN; Management Consulting industry
July 2006 – July 2011 (5 years 1 month)
Leading a research group focused on applied research in machine learning, data mining, predictive analytics, text analytics.
Recent Projects include: - Text Analytics for Social Media: Sentiment Analysis, Topic Modeling, Interactive joint topic sentiment detection, Active learning for cross-domain sentiment classification, entity sentiment detection - Predicting Errors in Health Insurance Claims - Text analytics for email compliance - Machine learning for Text Redaction - ACTIVE: EU-funded project on using machine learning and semantic technologies to improve knowledge management and collaboration in enterprises - Interactive Attribute Discovery & Extraction for Product Catalogs: semi-supervised and active learning for information extraction - HR Analytics: attrition prediction, engagement and performance prediction - Text Analytics for survey analysis and optimization - Enterprise Search & Knowledge Management - Entity Retrieval & Ranking (applied to Expert Search) - Data Anonymization: Guessing anonymity based anonymization algorithm - Data Mining for Personalized Promotions and Customer Targeting using Individual Consumer Models - Price Prediction & Price Insurance for Auction Marketplaces - Robust Reasoning for Sensor Networks
Recommend Rayid’s work at Accenture Technology Labs
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry
2000 – 2000 (less than a year)
Recommend Rayid’s work at IBM