Andy Pulkstenis is a Director of Advanced Analytics for State Farm Insurance in Bloomington, IL. In this role he leads a team of advanced analytics professionals providing data science,statistical analysis, and predictive modeling support for the enterprise across a variety of business units.
Andy received his MS degree in Statistics from Penn State University and holds a BS in Mathematics (Statistics minor) from Messiah College. He has spent over 20 years in applied business analytics with Trilogy Consulting, Capital One, and now State Farm, with particular focus on predictive modeling, experimental design, building &evolving analytic teams, and developing a data-driven culture. He serves on advisory boards for Corinium's Chief Analytics Officer Forum and the DMA's Marketing Analytics Conference, and recently received the Casualty Actuarial Society’s “Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics” designation.