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Scott W. Strong

Scott Strong is the Director of Research at CloudZero where he is bringing together the perfect storm of machine learning, modeling and simulation, and hacking for CloudZero's products. Before CloudZero, Scott worked as a machine learning researcher and data scientist at Pindrop, an Atlanta-based startup working to prevent fraud over the phone. At Pindrop, his work focused on the improvement of existing fraud detection methods and research and development to create new ways of catching phone-based fraud. Prior to Pindrop, Mr. Strong worked as a quantitative analyst and software developer in the finance industry at Lucena Research. There he performed R&D of machine learning techniques to predict financial market movement and created custom investment strategies for hedge funds and registered investment advisers.

Recent Posts

October 16, 2018

Reserved Instances: Use It or Lose It

Reserved instances are one of those things that, when you first hear about them, you say, “Wow!... Read More
October 9, 2018

Handling the Complexities of the AWS Bill (Yes... including RIs!)

If it hasn’t happened already, someone in your organization will soon ask you to explain your... Read More
April 10, 2018

The Dirty Little Secret Every Data Scientist Knows (but won't admit)

In May of last year, I needed surgery to fix my left knee in hopes that I could get back to... Read More