Alex Vayner is a Vice President of Data Science Innovation @ Equifax, where he leads the team responsible for designing solutions and products that disrupt the traditional credit market place. Throughout his career Alex has focused on leveraging data and quantitative methods to establish business intelligence platforms and advanced analytics products that can generate sustainable data-driven actionable insights. Alex came to Equifax from PwC, where he was a Director in the Advisory Analytics practice. Before PwC Alex was a VP and Analytic Practice Leader for Brand Velocity, a boutique management consulting firm. Alex joined Brand Velocity from Altisource, a public technology firm where he headed strategy, analytics and innovation for the e-commerce portal Hubzu. Earlier in his career Alex was an engagement manager at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he led analytics for a new commercial financial services practice. At his first consulting engagement, Alex worked at a boutique strategy consultancy, Mars & Co, where he worked on international projects in market research, financial modeling and valuation work for multiple Fortune 50 clients. Alex earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from University of Florida and his master’s degree in applied mathematics from Georgia Tech.