Episode 4

How Data Science is Revolutionizing the Trucking Industry (with Ben Skrainka)

January 19th, 2018
machine learning

Discover how data science is being used to revolutionize the trucking industry. 

About Ben Skrainka

Benjamin S. Skrainka is a computational economist who has been a data scientist since long before there were data scientists.  He has worked on diverse problems which involve computation, data, and theory, such as estimating demand for differentiated products, forecasting, pricing, quantum cosmology, bioinformatics, and more. Currently, a principal data scientist at Convoy, Ben uses good judgment, humor, data, and math to help build their digital freight marketplace. His academic background includes an A.B. in Physics from Princeton, a MSc and PhD in Economics from UCL, and postdoctoral research at the University of Chicago.