STARKVILLE, MS, MS – 17 December 2019 – Camgian Microsystems Corporation today announces the addition of Dr. Cary Butler as an Artificial Intelligence Fellow. In this new role, Butler will be leading Camgian’s efforts in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science with a focus on advancing Camgian’s future capabilities in these critical areas.
Dr. Butler recently retired from the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) after serving for over thirty years. For twenty of those years, he served as a Lead Technical Director responsible for program development and strategic planning. Butler also served as the lead data scientist for the DoD’s High-Performance Computing Program, ERDC’s Lead Scientist for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and recently worked on a year and a half special assignment in DC as the Chief Data Scientist for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Preceding his assignment as technical director, he served twelve years as a computer scientist conducting research in AI, systems interoperability, and decision support for battlefield command, control, computer, communication and Information (C4I) systems.
Dr. Butler currently holds Adjunct Faculty status at Mississippi State University (MSU) and Jackson State University in the Department of Computer Science at both schools. He conducts classes in the areas of data science, machine learning, and AI and has served on more than 20 master-and PhD-level graduate committees. Dr. Butler received his BS and MS in Computer Science from Mississippi State University and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A&M. Mississippi State University recognized Dr. Butler’s contributions to the field of computer science by naming him a Distinguished Fellow in the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering in 2007.
“With our priority to expand the adoption of our AI technologies in the next generation of Camgian’s products, Cary’s deep experience in AI provides us with a significant new capability at Camgian,” said Gary D. Butler, Camgian Chairman, and CEO. “He has served at the highest levels in the DoD and continuously demonstrated the ability to effectively tackle some of the most complex computing challenges in the DoD. We are thrilled to have him as a member of our team.”
Camgian is an award-winning developer of advanced sensing systems and technologies that deliver real-time, actionable intelligence. Leveraging innovations in the areas of sensors, signal processing, and artificial intelligence, Camgian is pioneering a new generation of intelligent applications that address key needs in the financial and national security markets.
Camgian has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US, Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most entrepreneurial companies in America and Compass Intelligence as one of the world’s top companies in IoT innovation and execution. Moreover, ABI Research featured Camgian in their 2015 Hot Tech Innovators report, which identified the company as one of the world’s top tech start-ups for their pioneering work in IoT and edge computing. In their 2016 market report Fog Computing in IoT, Machina Research identified Camgian as one of the innovative IoT startups and notable companies pioneering fog computing. In 2017 Camgian was named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in IoT Edge Computing and the Industrial IoT Company of the Year in the 6th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards, which annually identifies the world’s best in mobile, software, IoT, AI, augmented reality and connected products.
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