President & Founder, Elder Research, Inc.

John leads the US\'s leading data mining consulting team. Elder Research has offices in Charlottesville Virginia, Baltimore Maryland, and Washington DC.

For 20 years, the team has applied advanced analytics to achieve high ROI for investment, commercial and security clients in fields from text mining and stock selection, to credit scoring and fraud detection.

John\'s Background

John has Engineering degrees from Rice and the University of Virginia, where he\'s an adjunct professor. He\'s authored innovative tools, is a popular keynote speaker, and has chaired International Analytics conferences. Dr. Elder served 5 years on a panel appointed by President Bush to guide technology for National Security. He has co-authored three books (on data mining, ensemble modeling, and text mining), two of which won "book of the year" awards