Mark Bennett is a senior data scientist at NVIDIA where he focuses on acceleration for financial machine learning. He holds an M.S. in computer science from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in computer science from UCLA and is an adjunct lecturer in business analytics for the University of Iowa. He held prior engineering and management positions at Argonne National Laboratory, Nokia Bell Laboratories, Northrop Grumman, XR Trading Securities, and Bank of America Securities. Mark co-authored the book Financial Analytics with R published by Cambridge University Press.