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.
Hugo is a data scientist, educator, writer and podcaster at DataCamp. His main interests are promoting data & AI literacy, helping to spread data skills through organizations and society and doing amateur stand up comedy in NYC.