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Marcus Ellis

Dr. Marcus Ellis is an experienced Executive and Professor with 15 years of experience in Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Predictive Modeling, and more. Dr. Ellis has built and led Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Data Operations, and Pricing teams for companies such as Red Ventures, Lowe’s, Staples, and more, and has consulted for companies from a variety of industries including Banking, Insurance, Health Care, and Retail.

Dr. Ellis brings those real-life experiences to the course curriculum and incorporates practical cases in the course. His philosophy is that students want to learn things in class today that they can apply at work the next day. In many cases the assignments are modified to allow students to explore data sets and problems that are relevant to their day-to-day, placing emphasis on practical application and meeting the students where they are.

Dr. Ellis received his Bachelor degree from High Point University, Masters in Finance from Boston University, Masters in Data Science from Northwestern University, and Doctorate in Business Administration and Econometrics from Sacred Heart University.

Married, with two kids, Dr. Ellis loves family time, working out, and spending as much time at the beach as possible.