Scott Burk, Ph.D., has been solving challenging business and health care problems for over twenty years through science, statistics and computational methods. He has held a variety of executive and senior level positions in finance, IT, statistics and marketing. Prior to Statistica he was Associate Vice President and Chief Statistician at Scott and White Health Plan He was also Chief Statistician at Overstock.com, worked for Texas Instruments, PayPal, eBay as well as startups. He has held faculty positions at Texas A&M and Baylor University. He currently teaches in the CUNY MS Data Analytics and Northwestern University MS Predictive Analytics programs. Scott has graduate degrees in Finance and Data Mining and a doctorate in Statistics.