Dean Abbott is President of Abbott Analytics, Inc. in San Diego, California. Mr. Abbott is an internationally recognized data mining expert with over two decades experience applying advanced data mining, data preparation, and data visualization methods in real-world data intensive problems, including fraud detection, risk modeling, text mining, response modeling, survey analysis, planned giving, and predictive toxicology. Mr. Abbott is also Chief Scientist of startup company SmarterRemarketer, focusing on marketing attribution and web analytics.
Mr. Abbott is a seasoned conference speaker and course instructor at venues including Predictive Analytics World, Predictive Analytics Summit, the ACM Data Mining Bootcamp, DM Radio, KDD, TDWI conferences, IEEE conferences, and data mining software users conferences. He has served on the program committee for the KDD Industrial Track, and is currently an advisor for the UCSD Data Mining Certificate Program. Mr. Abbott also has taught applied data mining courses on behalf of or using most major data mining software vendors.