Richard Wolff

Greater New York City / New Jersey · (859) 940-5386 ·

Data Scientist with 6+ years of experience using statistics and exploratory data analysis to find actionable business insights . I'm also experienced in presenting those insights through the use of custom dashboard, automated reports, and presenting higher level takeaways to the c-level suite.


Senior Data Scientist

Capgemini / Sogeti
October 2019 - Present

  • Using Python & Databricks, I created a package that contextualized billions of data points to enable manufacturing engineers to identify non conformances.
  • Using composite design patterns, we were able to scale our non conformances package to 8 lines by only adding json configurations for each new line.
  • Created an NLP classification model that identified precursors to serious injuries and fatalities through written incident reports.
  • Mentored 3 data scientists on how to productionize and deploy their machine learning models
  • Pipelined multiple datasets and enabled access to other business and advanced analytics users

Data Scientist

AJ Madison
August 2018 - October 2019

  • Used statistical modeling to identify potential changes in metrics after altering business strategies
  • Used network analytics to identify individual customers and how they connect to similar customers
  • Mentored other analysts to help grow their python, sql, and excel programming skill set
  • Created dashboarding environment for sales, marketing, merchandising, and warehousing functions using Power BI
  • Automated ETL process Google Analytics & Fullstory Data
  • Built and Documented a Data Warehouse using SQL SERVER

Senior Insights Analyst

Tempur-Sealy International
January 2017 - August 2018

  • Used regression & minimization techniques to develop media mix models and find time decay of various advertising channels. Ad spend budgets have been shifted from channel to channel from this analysis
  • Automated scripts to run and distribute company reporting using SQL, Python, Powerpoint, & Tableau
  • Managed a centralized Postgresql database and automated ETL activities including extracting data from different sources (google sheets, sftp grabs, email inbox, web scrapes, google analytics), transforming the files using tools like SED & Python, and loading into the database using windows batch files with windows scheduler
  • Represented analytics team and consistently presented in executive meetings (C, EVP, & VP levels)
  • Planed analytics strategies and projects while managing team expectations throughout the organization
  • Designed, Wireframed, and developed executive level reports using Tableau

Category Analyst

Tempur-Sealy International
July 2014 - January 2017

  • Successfully shifted product mix at a national retailer based on analysis using merchandising analysis
  • Built a data aggregation web app using Python, Django, HTML, and CSS
  • Designed and managed a MySQL database of retailer point of sale data
  • Built and maintained an executive level dashboard using MySQL, Python pandas/numpy/matplotlib, and Excel
  • Performed ad-hoc analyses of point of sale data to develop actionable insights, analyze business operations to determine profitability
  • Identified incremental sales opportunities by analyzing under-performing SKUs and performing market basket analysis to drive the highest sales affinity rates

Territory Manager

Tempur-Sealy International
July 2012 - July 2014

Outside Sales Rep

Tempur-Sealy International
February 2010 - July 2012


Data Science Packages & Tools
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Machine Learning
  • Pandas
  • Numpy
  • Scikit-Learn
  • Statsmodels
  • SciPy
  • Matplotlib
  • Seaborn
  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Pyspark / Databricks
  • Github
  • Tableau
  • PowerBI
  • Jupyter
  • VBA
  • MS Office Suite
Business Management Skills
  • Presenting business findings
  • Strategizing with Decision Makers
  • Identifying Cost Value Trade Offs
  • Consumer Journey Analytics


Apart from being a data scientist, I am a life long learner. You'll find me studying anything from data & tech to anything business related. Also, I'm extremely interested in personal finance and talking this with anyone I can.

Other than data, my life consists of rought housing with my toddler, spending a lot of time with my wife, traveling, and the future impact technology will have on our everyday lives.


University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Bachelor of Science
Business Administration - Marketing & Management Track
August 2004 - May 2008