photo of Evan Coopersmith

Evan Coopersmith

EVP of Data Science
AE Studio

Evan read “Moneyball” in 2003, bribed a brilliant friend (and current colleague) with pizza in 2005, and by 2006, they were betting baseball games nightly. This led to a hedge fund startup in Manhattan (admittedly, 2008 was not the optimal moment) and doctoral work predicting soil moisture in Illinois. After postdoctoral collaboration between NASA and the USDA, which included satellites, gophers, and off-road vehicles, he found himself in the private sector, leading an advanced analytics team through the pandemic - and searching for meaning. He tries to avoid fooling himself with data, and aspires to help others do the same.

He is also a blogger and parodist.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Events featuring Evan Coopersmith

Events featuring Evan Coopersmith