Careers in Data Science: Jason Morrissette, Wegmans Food Markets
December 01, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Wegmans Hall 1400 (auditorium), River Campus
Jason Morrissette '11, '11(SMD) MA, '14 (SMD) PhD
Customer Insights Analyst, Wegmans Food Markets
Alumnus Jason Morrissette is a Rochester native. He graduated magna cum laude with a double major in Statistics and Mathematics from the University of Rochester in 2011 and continued his education at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry with an MA and PhD in Statistics.
While going to school he worked part-time in customer service and intern roles for Wegmans Food Markets. Wegmans is a family-owned supermarket chain headquartered in Rochester, NY that has consistently been named one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, topping the list at #1 in 2005 and most recently at #4 in 2016. He now has 10 years with the company and is currently an Analyst in the Customer Insights department. In his current role, he uses his knowledge of data mining and predictive analytics to produce actionable insights from large amounts of customer-related data.
Join us to hear about his career path, his work projects and his tips for having a career in data science.
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