Aaron Saxton is a Data Scientist who works in the Blue Waters project office at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). His current interest is in machine learning, data analysis at scale, and migrating popular data/ML techniques to HPC environments. Aaron’s career has shifted back and forth between industry and academic ventures. Most recently he was a data scientist and founding member of the agricultural data company Agrible Inc. Before that, Aaron worked at Neustar Inc, University of Kentucky, and SAIC. In the summer of 2014, shortly after joining Neustar, Aaron graduated from University of Kentucky to earn his PhD in Mathematics by studying Partial Differential Equations, Operator Theory, and Schrödinger’s equation.