Kirk Borne

Data Scientist, Astrophysicist & Leading Public Speaker

Kirk Borne is a leading public speaker and former George Mason University professor of astrophysics and computational science, a position he held for 12 years before joining Booz Allen in 2015. During his career, Kirk has also been an undergraduate advisor for both the GMU data science program and the computational science and informatics PH.D. program.

Kirk’s extensive experience in scientific data mining, large scientific databases and information systems has meant that his expertise have been invaluable to a wide variety of NASA projects. Kirk has acted as a data archive project scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as assisting with NASA’s Astronomy Data Centre and Space Science Data Operations Office.

As a contributor to the design and development of the new Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, he provided his expertise in the areas of science data management, informatics and statistical science research, galaxies research, and education and public outreach.

To book Kirk Borne as the artificial intelligence speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Kirk is known to cover the following topics:

  • Science Data Management
  • Informatics & Statistical Science Research
  • Galaxies Research
  • Education & Public Outreach