Adam McElhinney is the Vice President of Data Science at Uptake Technologies, where he leads a team of Data Scientists building cutting-edge industrial data analytics tools. Formerly, he was the Head of Business Analytics and the Head of Marketing Analytics at Enova Financial where he helped grow the company from a small startup to an international online lending leader that currently employs more than 1,000 associates in the Chicagoland area. He has previously worked as a management consultant as well as an analyst designing simulations for the Department of Defense. Adam is serving his sixth year on the Board of the Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association and is also the Director of the Mentorship Program for the HFS Chicago Scholars. Adam holds a Masters in Statistics from University of Illinois-Chicago and has undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, Economics and Political Science from Indiana University-Bloomington.