Roy is a seasoned AI practitioner who thrives at the intersection of business strategy and applied AI.

His Corporate career includes senior executive roles in technology at Reuters, Capital One, Fleet Financial, American Express. He was a partner at The Boston Consulting Group and an associate at McKinsey & Company.

Dr. Lowrance has over 20 years of data science experience working in finance, media, human resources, and education. He led the design of the data science degrees at New York University and implemented its MS in Data Science.

Roy is Founder and CEO of Applied Data Science, LLC, Chief Data Scientist at Autonomous Professional Development, and serves as the Chair of the Industry Advisory Board for the University of Miami’s Institute for Data Science and Computing (iDSC). He is also a co-founder of 7 Chord, which predicts corporate bond prices.

Roy holds a BA cum laude in mathematics from Vanderbilt University, an MBA with high distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, and a PhD in Computer Science from New York University, where he wrote a dissertation on machine learning for time series with concept drift.