Abeer A. Khaleq (Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Systems, University of Colorado Denver) has extensive experience in academia where she’s held multiple positions as faculty and department chair. She has also served as a software developer. Abeer is the author of multiple conference papers and journals. Her research area spans cloud computing, data analytics, and emerging technologies. She is passionate about her field in areas of humanitarian needs and enjoys giving back to her students and helping them succeed. In addition to her Ph.D. Abeer also earned a master’s degree in Foundations of Advanced Information Technology from Imperial College in London.