Stan Gotshall earned his bachelors degree in Computer Science at the University of Portland in Oregon, and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science at the University of Idaho in 2007 with his research in artificial intelligence. He has thirteen years of experience as a software and data engineer in multiple fields including big data and data architecture. Through the course of his independent research into VAERS, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, he designed VIVID, a custom database that makes VAERS data more accessible. To learn more visit .