With his PhD. in Computer Science, Dr. Kenneth Ford has an impressive history working in artificial intelligence, cognitive science, human-centered computing, and entrepreneurship in government and academia. He is the author of hundreds of scientific papers and six books. Dr. Ford has been a member of the NASA Advisory Council since 2007, and served as chairman for three years. In 2010, he was awarded NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal. Dr. Ford has received many awards and honors for his work in Artificial Intelligence and science, most recently being inducted into the Florida Inventor’s Hall of Fame in 2017.