Univ. of Minnesota
In 1992 John co-founded the GroupLens project on recommender systems, and has been co-directing it since. He also co-founded Net Perceptions, the leading recommender systems company during the first Internet boom. In GroupLens he has been leading the way in understanding how intelligent user interfaces can help online communities work and play together more happily. He has been named Fellow of the ACM and IEEE, and is founding co-editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems journal. He has co-authored Best Paper winners at the IUI, WikiSym (twice), CSCW, and Data Engineering conferences. John has also received the MIT Sloan School Award for Innovation in E-Commerce, the Computer Science teaching award (four times) and the George Taylor Award for Exceptional Contributions to Teaching. Riedl has authored over 100 publications, including one book and many papers.