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Michael Discenza

Chief Data Scientist
at
SchooLinks

Michael Discenza is a Senior Data Scientist at SchooLinks. He builds statistical models and machine learning algorithms that power intelligent college recommendations and curriculum personalization as accountability tools for districts. Previously Michael worked as a Senior Data Science Manager on team with PhD researchers developing scalable ad targeting algorithms for a digital advertising startup acquired by Publicis. Before that he worked as a Data Scientist at JPMorgan where he completed predictive analytics projects in their investment and consumer banks. Michael has a B.A with honor from Columbia University, where he double majored in statistics and sociology, and an MA in statistics, also from Columbia. While studying he spent time working on the Data and Accountability Team at Success Academies, a New York City charter school chain.

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