James Guszcza - Observer

James Guszcza is the Chief Data Scientist of Deloitte Consulting in the United States, as well as a member of Deloitte’s Advanced Analytics and Modeling practice.

Jim has applied statistical and machine learning methods to such diverse business problems as healthcare utilization, customer and employee retention, talent management, insurance agent recruiting, customer segmentation, insurance pricing and underwriting, credit scoring, child support enforcement, medical malpractice and patient safety, claims management and fraud detection. He has also explored the use of behavioral nudge tactics to more effectively act on model indications.

A frequent author and conference speaker, Jim designed and teaches hands-on business analytics training seminars for both the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries.

Jim is a former professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison business school, and he holds a PhD in the Philosophy of Science from The University of Chicago. Jim is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Background

Organization

Deloitte Analytics

Title

Chief Data Scientist