Aaron Burciaga is a Data Scientist, AI Engineer, author and advisor with focus on the implementation of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive forms of analysis to drive strategic decision making and millions of dollars in cost savings for his clients. Over 15 years of experience, Aaron has shaped commercial, federal, and Department of Defense strategies in automation, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, quantum computing, and other emerging concepts and technologies. He leads innovation teams, thought leadership, and training at the crossroads of his technical interests: artificial intelligence, data science, global logistics, and information management.
Aaron’s roles have included CTO at Analytics2Go, Vice President Data Science and AI at Booz Allen, Global Analytics Platform Lead at Accenture, and Senior Research Scientist at Elder Research. Before turning his attention to the commercial and public sectors, Aaron was a Marine Corps officer and Iraq war veteran. Furthermore, he was the head operations research analyst and director of an operations analysis activity at the Pentagon, supporting the Marine Corps Headquarters. He is currently a Marine reservist, supporting the Chief Information Officer at Headquarters Marine Corps-Pentagon as Lead Data Technologist, and a veteran of the Iraq War (Fallujah, Operation Iraqi Freedom).
Aaron graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2003 and earned his M.S. in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2010. He is also a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP).