Craig Kaplan

Craig Kaplan
Founder and CEO, PredictWallStreet, Inc.

Dr. Kaplan is Founder and CEO of PredictWallStreet Inc., a Silicon Valley company specializing in applications that process the collective intelligence of online investors to generate an edge in the market. Previously, Dr. Kaplan spent twelve years as CEO of iQ Company and has also worked at IBM and at the University of California Santa Cruz as a visiting professor in Computer Science. Dr. Kaplan holds MS and PhD degrees from Carnegie Mellon University where he co-authored papers with a Nobel-Prize winning economist. He is a member of the scientific research society Sigma Xi and has authored and co-authored more than 30 publications, including a book and eight patents in the software field.


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