Joe Ross holds a PhD in mathematics from Columbia University and was a researcher and instructor in pure mathematics, most recently at the University of Southern California. He has given more than 20 talks about his research at conferences and universities throughout the world (Germany, Japan, Turkey, USA). He has also been the primary lecturer for many undergraduate and graduate math courses, and has given countless informal seminars. He has 9 publications in peer-reviewed mathematics journals. Joe has worked as a data scientist at machine learning/analytics startups for over five years; in his current role, he focuses on a variety of time series (anomaly detection, forecasting, correlation) and sampling problems that arise in monitoring.