Jim Guszcza

US Chief Data Scientist, Deloitte LLP

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Risk

Jim Guszcza is a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and the first US Chief Data Scientist at Deloitte. As a pioneering member of Deloitte’s original data science practice, he has applied statistical and machine learning methods to a diverse set of business problems, including insurance pricing and underwriting, credit scoring, and claims management. In recent years, he has applied behavioral nudge techniques to more ethically and effectively operationalize machine learning algorithms.

Jim is a former professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison business school and holds a PhD in Philosophy from The University of Chicago. He also serves on the scientific advisory board of the Psychology of Technology Institute.