Data Mining Wizards

Cal Al-Dhubaib

Healthcare Data Scientist and Entrepreneur
Pandata LLC

Cal Al-Dhubaib is a data scientist and entrepreneur. For over five years, he has delivered analytics solutions that solve complex business challenges. His background in systems engineering, digital product development, and management puts him in a unique position to provide data analytic solutions for diverse organizations.

Through his career, Cal has cultivated a wide range of skills spanning research and development to fundraising and product management. He loves learning about emerging technologies and commercialization strategies for data driven products.

Ben Richards

Business and Communications Librarian
Cleveland State University

As a librarian, Ben Richards works with students and faculty at Cleveland State University to connect them with the wealth of information available through the Michael Schwartz Library and elsewhere. He serves as a resource to the College of Business through instruction, reference services, and managing the library’s collections. Ben received his MLIS in 2014 and has been working at Cleveland State University since 2015.

Lauren Smith

Manager of Entrepreneurial Education

Lauren has personally worked with nearly 1,000 aspiring entrepreneurs in 5 years working as a start-up coach and instructor. Currently acting as Manager of Entrepreneurial Education at ECDI and the Women’s Business Center, Lauren develops curriculum, teaches training courses, and follows up with clients individually to develop unique and viable strategies to start and grow their businesses.