Sean D. Young, Ph.D., M.S., is executive director of the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT) and professor (a split appointment) in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Young is also the author of the #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Stick With It: A Scientifically Proven Process for Changing Your Life—for Good. He is a member of the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice within the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. His research focuses on: (1) using social big data to monitor and predict public health issues such as HIV, substance use, suicide, and public safety/crime; and (2) designing and testing technologies to address public health and medical issues among at-risk populations such as African Americans, Latinx, and men who have sex with men (MSM). He has been the Principal Investigator on more than $15 million in funding from the NIH. He earned his doctorate in psychology and his master’s degrees in psychology and in health services research from Stanford University.