Jacomo Corbo

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Jacomo Corbo is the Chief Scientist for QuantumBlack, a data science agency that helps clients meet the analysis challenges of big data to make better decisions.

Corbo is also the Canada Research Chair in Information and Performance Management at the University of Ottawa and a Senior Fellow at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research has been funded by grants from the National Research Council, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Wharton Mack Center for Technological Innovation, the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, as well as by companies such as GE Finance and IBM.

Between January 2006 and June 2008, Corbo also served as Race Strategist and subsequently as Chief Race Strategist for the Renault F1 Team Ltd.

Corbo holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at Harvard University, an S.M. in Applied Mathematics from the Harvard Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.