Dr. Wayne Gearey is Senior Vice President of Data Science at Emsi. Previously, he worked at JLL as a global digital strategist, where he was a top revenue-producer working with clients to validate their location strategy and developed a network of regional data scientists to connect the firm on Business Intelligence. Dr. Gearey has also worked recently with Hitachi, GoPro, Comcast, OOCL, Yahoo, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Brinks, BP, Conifer, Twitter, United Healthcare, ANZ Bank, Microsoft, MetLife, CODA, Whirlpool, Shell, ADP, and CustomInk. He has provided expert commentary to the Washington Post as well as CIO Magazine. He has served as a lecturer and researcher while continuing to publish research with scientists from the following institutions: University of Texas, the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, and Coventry University. He earned a doctorate of philosophy at Coventry University in Coventry, UK, a master of science at the University of Salford in Manchester, UK, and a bachelor’s in political science at the University of Calgary while working for a Canadian Member of Parliament in Canada.