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Ion Nemteanu, MS

Adjunct Professor

Academic Degrees

M.S., Data Science (formerly Predictive Analytics)- Northwestern University
B.S., Business Administration/High Technology Management- California State University, San Marcos

Areas of Interest in Data Science

Text Mining, Recommender Systems, Forecasting, Scaling Data Science, Experimentation, and Outlier Detection.


Ion Nemteanu is the Senior Director of Data Science for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Life Sciences Group.  His leadership spans global commercial, marketing, and operational functions, where he builds and deploys data science and advanced analytic capabilities to support business growth and innovation.  Ion also instructs Text Mining for the University of California, San Diego Data Science Certificate program.  Previously, Ion led the Analytic Services team for Becton Dickinson comprised of data scientists and analytics consultants.  His leadership and data science expertise focused specialized in building algorithms that were embedded in BD’s hosted products featuring clinical medication management, diversion, and laboratory software products.   Prior to BD, Ion has also held leadership and analytic positions spanning across the cybersecurity, telecommunication, and entertainment industries.  Ion earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, San Marcos, and a Master of Science in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University.


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