Nationwide Predictive Modeling Panel

Have you seen the changes in predictive modeling in your company? What tools are methods do you use? Participate in a discussion with a panel of Nationwide associates with different levels of experience and expertise. The panel will share their experiences on a wide range of topics within the predictive modeling area.

 Shakeed Syed

Shakeeb Syed is a Specialist in the Research & Analytics dept. at Nationwide. In the past three years, in his current role, he has done Predictive Modeling with Tweedie, Poisson, and Gama distributions for the Motorcycle Product. He graduated from Drake University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Actuarial Science.

Cevriye Horn

Cevriye Horn has been with Nationwide for 13 years. She’s spent half her career at Nationwide in the Research department working on customer value management/lifetime value (LTV) models, as well as Personal and Commercial Lines segmentation models. Prior to her work at Research, she was a member of the Personal Lines Homeowners Pricing team and helped implement by-peril pricing in many states. Cevriye has a Master’s degree in Statistics and an MBA, and she recently completed a Data Mining and Applications Graduate certificate program from Stanford University.

Mat Weber

Matt Weber has worked at Nationwide for 12 years.  He has been in his current role as a data scientist for the last 5 years, working mostly with the Marketing group on experiment design, A/B testing and building predictive models.  He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.

Nationwide Insurance
W266, 2nd Floor Conference Room
100 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309

Please bring a form of ID as it will be necessary to check in at the security desk.

Please use the parking garage directly behind Nationwide (if you use a GPS app, the address for the parking garage is 1100 Walnut St). There are entrances to the parking garage from Walnut St, 12th St, and Mulberry St (See screenshot).

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