Michael Housman is the Co-Founder and Chief Data Science Officer at RapportBoost.AI, an emotional intelligence engine for conversational commerce that leverages machine learning and deep learning to help companies communicate more effectively with their customers. Prior to RapportBoost.AI, he was the Chief Analytics Officer at Evolv, Inc. (acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.) where his team built a hiring platform capable of evaluating millions of job applications to identify candidates that would: (1) stay at the job longest; and (2) and perform best. He has published his work in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, presented his work at dozens of academic and practitioner-oriented conferences, and has had his research profiled by such media outlets as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The Atlantic. In fact, he was named a faculty member at Singularity University for the breadth and depth of his knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence. Dr. Housman received his A.M. and Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Managerial Science from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his A.B. from Harvard University.