Stephan Jou is the chief technology officer at Interset, an In-Q-Tel-backed security analytics company. He leads the development of advanced analytics and mathematical modeling for unsupervised machine learning to detect how corporate intellectual property is being attacked, moved, shared, and utilized. Prior to Interset, Jou served as a technical architect at IBM’s Business Analytics Office of the CTO—a role in which he architected the development of more than ten Cognos and IBM products in the areas of cloud-computing, mobile, visualization, semantic search, data-mining, and neural networks. Stephan has also published award-winning articles for Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report and the ISSA on the topics of deep learning, machine learning, and insider threats.
Jou holds a Master of Science in computational neuroscience and biomedical engineering, and is involved in approving research and setting goals for Canada’s NSERC Strategic Research Grant research topics in the areas of analytics and security.