Steven Skiena is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University.
He was co-founder and the Chief Science Officer of General Sentiment, a social media and news analytics company. His research interests include algorithm design, data science and their applications to biology.
Skiena is the author of several popular books in the fields of algorithms, programming, and data science. The Algorithm Design Manual is widely used as an undergraduate text in algorithms and within the tech industry for job interview preparation.