James is co-founder and Chief Scientist of DeepVisum. Before he recently moved to Canada, he was a professor of atmospheric science in China, and the former Vice Dean of the Department of Natural Resource. He was the recipient of the annual Excellence in Leadership Award in research and teaching by provincial and central government. Dr. Deng has successfully completed over 20 research projects and published over 70 papers in top journals. Additionally, Dr. Deng has extensive experience in big data mining, big data driven web application development and AI application. In the last several years, Dr Deng has been very interested in development of value oriented meteorological data service model that ultimately produce societal benefits. As the chief scientist, Dr. Deng will guide the technical activities of the responsible scientists and is responsible for leadership of the scientific research at DeepVisum.