Alumni in Action: Emily Burnett

Meet Emily (“Emmy”) Burnett ‘17. She entered the MSA program immediately following her undergraduate studies in statistics, business, and sociology at Rice University. Upon completion of the MSA, Burnett joined Red Hat in its Raleigh headquarters and is currently working as a Principal Business Data Scientist. We talked with Burnett Continue reading Alumni in Action: Emily Burnett

Alumni in Action: Jing Zhao

Meet Jing Zhao ’12. She entered the MSA program with bachelor’s degrees in advertising and English literature from China’s Harbin Institute of Technology, as well as a master’s in communication from NC State. Upon completion of the MSA, Zhao joined Deloitte’s Raleigh office, where she has built a successful career Continue reading Alumni in Action: Jing Zhao

Alumni in Action: Wes Ledebuhr

Wes Ledebuhr ‘14 is a Marketing Analytics Manager with Dish Network based out of Englewood, Colorado. Prior to attending NC State’s MS in Analytics program, Wes completed his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Michigan State University. He went on to become a high school mathematics teacher who was curious about Continue reading Alumni in Action: Wes Ledebuhr

Alumni in Action: Connecting with Future Data Scientists

On January 19, NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics hosted its inaugural Exploring Data Science: A Symposium for Minority Students. The purpose of the Saturday event was to introduce those with a budding interest in data science to the ways in which today’s professionals use data to solve complex problems Continue reading Alumni in Action: Connecting with Future Data Scientists

Alumni in Action: Kevin Danchisko ’17

Kevin Danchisko ‘17 is a second-year Senior Associate at Ankura Consulting in Washington, D.C. Kevin learned about NC State’s MS in Analytics (MSA) program while conducting research for The Advisory Board, and became intrigued by the ways in which data could be used for process improvement. During his time as Continue reading Alumni in Action: Kevin Danchisko ’17

Alumni Interview: Arri Landsman Roos

“I knew there were techniques that were suited to the problems that I wanted to solve, so I chose to seek out a place where I could learn those techniques.” Arri Landsman-Roos is a 2013 graduate of the Institute for Advanced Analytics. Currently, he is the Director of Analytics at Continue reading Alumni Interview: Arri Landsman Roos