VISHAL PATEL FOUNDER & CHIEF DATA SCIENTIST, DERIVE
Vishal Patel is a data science consultant and entrepreneur with over fifteen years of experience applying statistical and machine learning techniques in practical applications across a wide range of verticals. He currently runs Derive (www.derive.io), which focuses on data science services, consulting, training, and automated advanced analytics products. Vishal also teaches R, Python, and Data Mining as an Adjunct Professor at VCU for their MS in Decision Analytics program. He holds two Master’s degrees: MS in Computer Science (IIT, Chicago), and MS in Decision Sciences (VCU, Richmond).