Gilad Lotan is the Chief Data Scientist At Betaworks. He was previously the VP of Research and Development at SocialFlow where he led the data science team focused on analyzing networked audiences, information flow and attention in social media. Gilad has also built social data visualizations at Microsoft’s FUSE labs. His past work includes ‘Retweet Revolution’, visualizing the flow of information during the 2009 #IranElection riots, and a study investigating the relationship between mainstream media and social media channels during the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions. Gilad and his team provided insights and analysis for major brands and media outlets, more recently powering an Olympics data visualization for the The New York Times.