Joshua Patterson is the Director of Applied Solutions Engineering at NVIDIA and a former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow. Prior to NVIDIA, Josh worked with leading experts across the public and private sectors and academia to build a next-generation cyber defense platform. His current passions are graph analytics, machine learning, and GPU data acceleration. Josh also loves storytelling with data, and creating interactive data visualizations. Josh holds a B.A. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in economics from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business.