Dr. Terry Rickard (US citizen, B.S., M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. in Engineering Physics from Univ. of California, San Diego) has over 40 years of experience in advanced technology, financial and mining organizations. His technical expertise includes state-of-the-art methods for human-friendly computational intelligence. He is a prominent current researcher in the nascent field of Computing with Words. He also has additional expertise in financial engineering disciplines including transaction systems, market structures, financial analytics, data mining, derivatives pricing, risk analysis and trading strategies.
Dr. Rickard has founded and served in senior management positions for multiple high-technology companies. One of his companies was acquired by Lockheed Martin Corporation, for whom he served as a Senior Fellow (their highest technical level) for 4 ½ years and received the Author of the Year award in 2006. He presently consults for several companies in the defense, financial and mining industries, and develops proprietary trading algorithms for his own investment account. Most recently, he is a co-founder, inventor and CEO of Discovery Investing Scoreboard, an online subscription service providing a novel means for evaluating publicly traded companies for investment.