Dr. Ned Dimitrov is VP of Data Science at StackAdapt, where the data science team creates novel algorithms for advertisement delivery using vast amounts of historical and real-time information. Prior to joining StackAdapt, Dr. Dimitrov was a professor in Operations Research at The University of Texas at Austin as well as the Naval Postgraduate School. As a professor, Dr. Dimitrov’s research focused on optimization and mathematical decision making. He has trained hundreds of graduate students, taught computational and theoretical classes, and published research papers in leading journals. Dr. Dimitrov received his PhD in Theoretical Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin.