John Canny is a professor in computer science at UC Berkeley. He is an ACM dissertation award winner and a Packard Fellow. He is currently a Data Science Senior Fellow in Berkeley's new Institute for Data Science and holds a INRIA (France) International Chair. Since 2002, he has been developing and deploying large-scale behavioral modeling systems. He designed and prototyped production systems for Overstock.com, Yahoo, Ebay, Quantcast and Microsoft. He currently works on several applications of data mining for human learning (MOOCs and early language learning), health and well-being, and applications in the sciences.