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Gregory Falco

Lecturer; Executive - Climate Resilience, Accenture Strategy & Sustainability

Gregory J. Falco, LEED AP, CEM Gregory Falco is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University where he teaches classes on IoT, Smart Cities, Data Analytics and Machine Learning. He is also a security researcher at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) where he works at the nexus of AI and Cyber Security with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop automated attack generation tools that will ultimately secure deep space assets. Falco is a Fellow at Harvard’s Cyber Security Project in the Belfer Center where he advises policymakers on securing IoT and urban critical infrastructure. He is the co-founder and CEO of NeuroMesh, an IoT security company that uses hacker tools to defeat hackers over the blockchain. Previously, Falco was an executive at Accenture Digital where he co-founded their Smart City division and Climate Resilience practice. He advised Fortune 100 clients and cities around the world on driving growth via IoT and Machine Learning technology. Falco has independently consulted for organizations such as the UN Foundation, Expedia and Tishman Speyer. He is an internationally recognized inventor and thought leader and has lectured at and presented for the U.S. Navy, Cambridge University, the University of Tokyo and Cornell University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Tanzacare, an NGO focusing on improving rural public education in Tanzania.

Education

  • M.S., Columbia University
  • B.S., Cornell University

Publications

"Water Microgrids: The Future of Water Infrastructure Resilience," Procedia Engineering, 2015.