Valdis is a management consultant, data scientist, researcher, trainer, speaker, and author. He developed and programmed the popular InFlow software for social and organizational network analysis [SNA/ONA]. Valdis is an often-quoted expert on social and organizational network analysis. His work has been covered in major media and in many business and science books. His clients include major corporations, including IBM, government offices, non-profits/NGOs, law enforcement, universities, and consulting organizations of all sizes. In 2015, he was chosen as a “social influencer” by the IBM Watson Analytics team.