Pablo Ormachea, Senior Director of Data Science, West Creek Financial
Pablo is Senior Director of Data Science at a fast-growing financial services start-up. His team builds industry-leading risk, fraud, and profitability predictive models using machine learning and deep learning techniques. He serves as a project coach for Texas A&M students seeking a masters degree in analytics, as well as an advisory board member of VCU's department of statistics. Pablo has been publishing data-driven research in academic journals for over a decade, and he holds degrees from Harvard (JD), Texas A&M (MS in analytics), and UT (BA, double major and double minor) — winning several prizes along the way for his innovative quantitative work. In a past life, he was a postdoctoral scholar at Baylor College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience, where he designed big data projects that received over $1m in awards for applied research at the intersection of crime, legal policy, and neuroscience.