Co-Founder/Chief Data Scientist
Smarter HQ, Inc.
Dean Abbott is cofounder and chief data scientist of Smarter HQ, Inc. He is an internationally recognized data mining and predictive analytics expert and conference speaker, with over two decades of experience applying advanced algorithms to real-world problems in behavioral marketing, customer acquisition and attrition, risk modeling, and fraud detection. He has deployed models on or taught courses using nearly every top predictive analytics commercial or open source software product.
Mr. Abbott is the author of Applied Predictive Analytics (Wiley 2014) and co-author of IBM SPSS Modeler Cookbook (Packt Publishing 2013), an advisory board member of the University of California at Irvine predictive analytics certificate program, and a regular program committee member for the KDD conference industrial track.