About Max Schmeiser

Max Schmeiser
Max is the Head of Data Science at Convoy where he leads the Data Science, Research Science, Economics, Operations Research, and Data Engineering functions company-wide. Before Convoy, Max was the Head of Research, Analytics, and Machine Learning for Amazon Connections, the Chief Economist and Head of Data Science for Amazon Lending, a Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve Board, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Max earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University, M.A. in Economics from McMaster University, and B.A. in Economics from the University of Regina in Canada.

Posts by Max Schmeiser:

Riding a Wave of Growth: How Convoy is Rapidly Building a Data Science Team

From its founding, Convoy was designed to be a truly data science-driven organization: machine learning, economic analysis, experimentation, causal inference, and optimization underpin every decision we make. Leveraging these tools at scale is how we are driving inefficiency out of the $800 billion U.S. freight market. I recently overheard our VP of People, Dough (real…