Chris White is a Principal Researcher and Partner at Microsoft working on special projects. His team is currently developing software for data analysis, focusing on the intersection of artificial intelligence and business intelligence. Their work has been applied to fighting digital crime and worldwide tech scams, including the Federal Trade Commission’s Operation Tech Trap. Before joining Microsoft, Chris was a Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he created and managed DARPA’s leading programs. His work has been applied to countering human trafficking, financial fraud, and terrorism. In recognition of this work, he received the Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons, the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service, a Department of Treasury Intelligence and Analysis medallion, and the Department of Defense Joint Meritorious Unit Award.