Henry Abarbanel / UC San Diego
April 13, 2018
Colin Jemmott / Seismic Software
April 27, 2018
Zank Bennett / Bennett Data Science
May 11, 2018
About Zank Bennett
Zank started his career doing extensive mathematical modeling and data visualization at Abbott Labs. He followed by spending nearly a decade at SAIC, leading teams working on “DARPA hard” problems, vital to United States security. Zank was awarded a medal of achievement for his part in a project that used mass spectrometry to detect, identify and quantify airborne pathogens. This work was reported in Scientific American, and the technology was used to first identify and classify H1-N1 as a swine and avian flu. He continues to expand his career by helping companies succeed by finding novel ways to grow their products and revenue utilizing artificial intelligence. Most recently, Zank has taken a role as the Director of Data Science at TrunkClub, a Nordstrom Company.
Peter Calhoun / Dexcom, Inc.
May 25, 2018
About Peter Calhoun
Peter Calhoun is a biostatistician at Dexcom, Inc. evaluating and improving the effectiveness of continuous glucose monitors. He has worked as a biostatistician for seven years doing diabetes research and working closely with the FDA. Peter graduated from University of Florida with a Master’s degree in statistics and earned a PhD in computational statistics at the San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University joint doctoral program. In his free time, he uses statistics to predict NFL games and March Madness.