Information retrieval expert with 15+ years of industrial product development experience in every stage of the software life cycle. Proven record of shipping product features in production. Good team player and self-motivated. Hands on. Several publications in the field and active in the IR community (SIGIR, WSDM, WWW, CIKM, ECIR, ICWSM). Started the ESAIR workshop series. 5 tutorials on crowdsourcing and human computation. NSF panelist. DBLP entry: http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/pers/hd/a/Alonso:Omar Specialties: Information retrieval, temporal retrieval, search engines, exploratory search, text mining, information visualization, visual analytics, NLP, relevance evaluation, crowdsourcing, human computation, training sets generation for machine learning, experimental design, measurement theory, and data science.