Founded in 2003, Poulin Holdings, LLC (dba Patterns and Predictions) is a New Hampshire Limited Liability company, pursuing a variety of technology initiatives; including the Patterns and Predictions branded predictive analytics tools, the Centiment financial search product, The Durkheim Project, and now the Predictus network. Finally, the firm is a leader in predictive analytics, especially in the area of event prediction, with unique supercomputing/grid capabilities.
Chris Poulin is the Principal Partner at Patterns and Predictions. He was recently Director of the non-profit Durkheim Project, a Big Data sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), in collaboration with the U.S. VA, and Facebook, Inc. Where Fast Company said "This may be the most vital use of big data we've ever seen." Prior to this, he was Co-Director of the Dartmouth College Metalearning Working Group at Dartmouth Thayer School of Engineering. Poulin was co-author of the Patterns & Predictions software tool, a Bayesian classification and decision engine used in universities, as well as by industrial clients worldwide. Other research affiliations include University of Massachusetts in the area of high performance computing (HPC). He was previously VP of Advanced Technology (R&D) for a commercial search entity, (Viziant) a provider of Search/KM for the U.S. Military. Prior to this, Poulin held senior IT positions, including dot com/networking projects with Nortel Networks. Finally, he is a patent holding inventor in Federated Web, Information Retrieval, and Predictive Analytics related systems.
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