Developer Advocate with IBM Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies (CODAIT), Svetlana has been a software engineer, architect, and technical lead for SPSS Analytic components for many years. She represents IBM at the Data Mining Group and is the release manager for PMML and PFA, open standards for predictive model deployment. She is also working with other companies on ONNX, an open model exchange format for deep learning models. Svetlana is a co-organizer of several Chicagoland Meetup groups, including Big Data Developers in Chicago and Open Source Analytics. She has authored several blogs and presented at many conferences and other events. Svetlana loves to learn new technologies and to share her expertise, to encourage girls and women in STEM.