Meet Christopher! He will graduate with his MSDS in 2021. 

Pronouns: He, him

Q: Where is your hometown?

A: Lynchburg, Virginia, USA

Q: What was your undergraduate degree (major), school, and year of graduation? 

A: BS Economics/BA International Affairs, James Madison University, 2009

Q: Any post graduate degrees?

A: N/A

Q: If you worked full-time until recently, or are working now, please share your most recent/current employer and title?

A: Data Team Lead, Education Strategy Consulting

Q: What are you particularly interested in learning about data science?

A: Machine Learning, advanced Python and R, big data tools

Q: How do you hope to use data science in a future career?

A: Efficiently use coded mathematical techniques to extract intelligence from large datasets, and build useful tools to facilitate new actions for clients and businesses. 

Q: What is a fun fact about yourself?

A: I'm allergic to mammal fat due to a lone star tick bite and I make homemade bitters and amaros!