Ferrante is a practicing data scientist with broad industry experience in finance, health care, software development, mobile advertising and telecom. He has held senior positions at companies ranging in size from Fortune 100s to small startups, and is currently the director of data science at C2FO.
He currently teaches Introduction to Python for Data Analytics, BUS 6312, and Text Mining, BUS 6304, at the Helzberg School of Management.
Ferrante holds an M.S. in predictive analytics from Northwestern University, a B.S. in finance and management information systems from the University of Delaware, and is accredited by the American Statistical Association. He is also active in the data science community, regularly speaking at conferences, co-organizing the Kansas City Data Science Meetup, and serving as an adviser to a local health care startup.