Luigi Patruno is a data scientist and consultant. He is currently the Director of Data Science at 2U, where he leads a team of data scientists responsible for building machine learning models and infrastructure. As a consultant Luigi helps companies generate value by applying modern data science methods to strategic business and product initiatives. He founded MLinProduction.com to collect and share best practices for operationalizing machine learning and he has taught graduate courses in statistics, data analysis, and big data engineering. He holds an M.S. Computer Science and a B.S. Mathematics from Fordham University.