Director, Computer Assisted Assessment Techniques (CAATs)
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General
With over 30 years of IT experience as a programmer, IS auditor, and director of data analytics teams, Ed spearheaded numerous data analytical projects in support of both IG audit and investigation initiatives. Over time, Ed has progressed through the challenges of developing fundamental data mining models based on fraud exception points, to the building of risk models and their use of sophisticated statistical algorithms, and finally to the creation of highly complex predictive analytical fraud engines. Ed was a winner of the prestigious 2013 Federal 100 award, which recognizes government and industry leaders who have played a pivotal role in the federal government IT community.