Brian Lucena is currently a Senior Data Scientist at Metis, where he teaches data science bootcamps and conducts corporate training. He previously was the Senior VP of Analytics at PCCI where he led a team of data scientists building real-time predictive models for clinical decision support. Before that he was Chief Mathematician at Guardian Analytics, where he pioneered the development of fraud detection algorithms based on Bayesian behavioral modeling. He has an A.B. from Harvard and a Ph.D. from Brown, and has held teaching and research positions at the University of Washington, UC-Berkeley, and the American University in Cairo.