Cliff Chen is a creative polymath who develops iconic brands, award-winning products, and collectible fine art. He is founder of Locus New Media — a branding and product innovation consultancy, and was recently chief of creative & experience at Vi Labs, a fitness-tech R&D powerhouse that utilizes AI to promote more personalized wellness coaching.
Computational Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
Sidafa Conde moved to New Bedford, MA from Guinea, West Africa, at 11 years old not knowing a word of English. Since then, he’s obtained his dual Bachelor of Science in Computational Mathematics and Accounting at Umass Dartmouth in 2012 before continuing on to defend his Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science, focused in Computational Science and Engineering in 2017. Dr. Conde is now Senior Member of Technical Staff in the Computational Mathematics Department at Sandia National Lab.