Scott Crawford, 84.51°/Kroger, leads a function called “Enable the Science,” and is responsible for enabling, empowering, and encouraging the organization to efficiently develop and deploy machine learning based solutions. The Enable the Science function selects, implements, and provides training for machine learning tools including both “standard” and automated machine learning solutions.
Prior to joining 84.51°, Scott led data science teams in banking (HSBC) and insurance (Nationwide). Scott has led development of data science teams from greenfield to high-performing in three organizations of differing sizes and cultures. Scott has a MS in Psychology and Statistics from Iowa State University and a MBA from the University of Iowa.