Nina Zumel

Nina Zumel, VP, Data Science Practice, Wallaroo.AI

Nina Zumel has a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and over 20 years of experience practicing and teaching analytics, machine learning, and data science. She was a scientist at SRI, led the design of an early online pricing system for a small Palo Alto startup, and has worked on applications for emergency management training and intelligent search. In her roles as VP of Data Science at Wallaroo.AI and co-founder and principal consultant for Win Vector LLC, she has led or been involved in engagements pertaining to adword revenue attribution, customer transaction models, product recommendation systems, and loan risk modeling. She is also heavily involved with data science-related training and teaching, including the design of EMC Corporation’s Data Science and Big Data Analytics course, and bespoke Data Science training courses for a number of large corporations. Dr. Zumel is the co-author of the popular text, Practical Data Science with R (Manning Publications, 2019), now in its second edition. You can learn more about her at

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