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Alex Healing, Senior Research Manager, BT

Alex HealingAlex Healing is a senior research manager at BT Labs where he is responsible for the Future Cyber Defence programme. His team design and build tools and techniques to allow security experts to gain insight into novel threats. The work focuses on machine learning research, scalable data analytics architectures, visual analytics and user experience. Alex architected and delivered an award-winning data visualisation capability within BT’s Cyber Security portfolio, and regularly works to bridge the gap between research theory and business operations. He has published in several conferences and journals, is co-author of over ten patent applications and won the title of Young IT Professional of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards in 2012. He has a degree in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh.