SCOTT MURDOCH, PH.D.
Scott Murdoch is the Founder and CEO of YuckyData, a premier executive data science consulting firm that helps companies make smarter decisions. A data science director, Scott is known for rethinking the ways in which businesses can harness big data analytics to uncover insights, steer strategy, and realize long-term gains.
Currently, the Director of Data Science with HealthJoy, a healthcare startup, Scott leads enterprise-class big data analytics projects critical to the company’s product development and growth strategy. His hallmark achievement is the evolution of the company’s healthcare claim analytics capabilities. He has led his team to introduce sophisticated data analytics and business intelligence tools critical to identifying opportunities to lower healthcare costs, improve the member experience, and simplify care.
Prior to joining HealthJoy, he served as a Data Scientist with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and an Econometrician with Ford Motor Credit Company.
Scott holds a Ph.D. in Economics and is a frequent guest speaker on big data at industry conferences. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two daughters.