Data Science and the future smart society - Data Science Education, Research and Industrial Applications in Trinidad and Tobago
Nigel Henry leads a team of data scientists at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. In this role he is responsible for converting the bank’s vast amounts of financial and customer data into actionable insights. Before FCIB, Nigel was founder and principal consultant of Solution by Simulation (SBS), a consulting firm that applies analytics in retail, public opinion, the non-profit sector and social science research. His professional career in data science first took off when he was recruited by Obama for America for the role of head of analytics for the targeted states of Virginia, North Carolina and Florida – all of which went red-to-blue in 2008. He holds degrees from Yale University and the George Washington University.