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Lori Wachter

Technical Program Manager


In the Spring of 2020, Lori came on board at NC State with unstoppable energy and infectious enthusiasm to help modernize the intelligence community through cutting-edge research. She is leading the teams on machine learning, data triage, and cyber that are undertaking a wide range of research efforts on recommendation, multimodal modeling, and analyst experience with AI. Prior to joining the NC State team, Lori took a brief “sabbatical” in industry as the director of data science to build a team looking to combine machine learning with the rigor of statistical methods to discover bold new insights for company growth in retail. This all built off a long and strong career in the intelligence community using her passion for engineering, network communications, and operations to apply the most promising new technologies to critical challenges in global security.


BEE Electrical Engineering Auburn University

MSEE Electrical Engineering Johns Hopkins University