Dmitri Williams (PhD, University of Michigan) is the CEO, Sensei, and Co-Founder of Ninja Metrics, Inc. as well as an Associate Professor at the USC Annenberg School of Communication. Dmitri is a 15-year veteran of consumer research, and a world-recognized leader in the science of online metrics and analysis. The author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles on gamer and consumer psychology and large-scale data analysis, Dmitri's work has been featured on CNN, Fox, the Economist, the New York Times, and most major news outlets.
He has testified as an expert on video games and gamers before the U.S. Senate, and is a regular speaker at industry and academic conferences. Dmitri moonlights as a healer and raid leader, and plays a wicked Ashe in League of Legends. He loves data, and believes more of it, used intelligently, makes the world a better place.