Brief Biography

Joe McCarthy is an irrepressible instigator, connector and evangelist, interested in the ways that people connect technologies and the ways that technologies connect people. These interests have motivated research and development activities across the areas of artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, mobile and ubiquitous computing, human-computer interaction and computer-supported cooperative work.

Joe's current role is Data Scientist at Indeed. Earlier industry roles include Director of Analytics and Data Science at Atigeo, Director of Strands Labs Seattle, Principal Scientist at Nokia Research Center, Senior Scientist at Intel Research Seattle and Senior Researcher at Accenture Technology Labs. Other chapters of Joe's career includes roles as entrepreneur, professor and consultant. Joe holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, an M.S. in Computer Science from RPI, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Ripon College. He has authored or co-authored over 40 technical publications, given over 50 presentations, taught dozens of courses, and served on numerous conference and program committees.

Present & Past Affiliations

University of Washington, Bothell
University of Washington, Tacoma
Strands Labs, Inc.
Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto
Interrelativity, Inc.
Intel Research Seattle
Accenture Technology Labs
University of Massachusetts
University of Hartford
Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute
Ripon College