Julio C. Perez-Baez received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1989 from the Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic and joined the University of Miami Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing (formerly the “Center for Computational Science”) in 2013. Currently, he is the Manager of the IDSC Systems and Data Engineering Group. Julio is a result-oriented information systems specialist with more than 25 years of extensive experience leading software development teams in all stages of software development life cycle and project management for organizations ranging from entrepreneurial to Fortune 500, such as PepsiCo and Sony Corporation. His expertise is in Server-Based Distributed Computing and Web Technologies. Julio’s current interests include AI and its Machine Learning subset as applied to Data Science, Service-Oriented Architecture, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).