Dr. Lowrance’s career has been in three areas, IT, management consulting, and education. In IT, Dr. Lowrance started as a software engineer, then became CIO or CTO at multiple organizations including Capital One and Reuters. In management consulting, he focused on helping companies like McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group leverage IT in their business strategies. In education, Dr. Lowrance worked with faculty to co-design NYU’s Center for Data Science and their Master of Science in Data Science degree, which was the first on-campus master’s degree in data science. He subsequently helped design a series of executive education courses for NYU.
Dr. Lowrance is the founder of Applied Data Science, LLC, and the co-founder of 7 Chord (AI for Bond Traders). He earned his PhD in Computer Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU. He graduated with honors as a Baker Scholar with an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and was awarded a BA in Mathematics cum laude at Vanderbilt.