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“Simple, elegant design can render the simplest development a disruptive tool.”

Mark Druffel wants to help you stop going by gut feel. He can’t stop talking or thinking about data — specifically, the power it wields to drive better decisions and innovation. His weekdays are filled with data-driven collaboration and problem-solving, his weekends with data science competitions that challenge contenders with real-world machine learning scenarios.

Mark excels at leveraging data to develop creative, user-friendly solutions that enable people to focus on the things that really matter to them. He has a wealth of experience developing strategies for secure, next-generation data management, and content delivery, with past roles at Fifth Third Bank, Plante Moran and Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, where he served as  the company’s global reporting team lead. A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Mark holds a master’s degree in business analytics from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ohio University.

  • Childhood home: Tree farm
  • Alternative career path: Journalist
  • Quote to live by: “Fear cuts deeper than swords.” – George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones