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Brian Dalessandro
VP - Data Science, Dstillery, media6degrees

Brian is a practicing data scientist with 12 years of modeling experience, ranging from high energy particle physics to online advertising. Brian is currently VP of Data Science at Dstillery, an online advertising firm. Over the past 4 years, Brian has been a lead researcher in developing media6degree’s patent pending machine learning technology, taking the company from pre-revenue stages to supporting 100’s of concurrent client campaigns. Brian’s current R&D interests include building autonomous machine learning systems over big data architectures, causal inference and influence attribution. Brian is also a co-chair for the 2012 KDD Cup competition.

Prior to joining Dstillery, Brian was a Senior Research Analyst at and a risk modeler for American Express. Brian holds an MBA with a concentration in Statistics from NYU and a BS in both Mathematics and French Literature from Rutgers University.


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