Lester Leong is passionate about the fields of finance, machine learning, and business. Over the course of the years, he has developed skills in analyzing data and producing actionable insights for businesses.
Lester’s goal is to enable students to learn data science and apply it towards finance for improved profitability, efficiency, and model interpretability. He studied in multiple fields such as economics,
finance, accounting, business, and data science. His work experience includes leading a fintech company in machine learning, implementing company wide data science initiatives as a VP in Wells Fargo, and other
various data consulting roles. In his spare time, Lester is an editor for the publication Towards Data Science and gives walks to his Shar-pei mix.