Managing Director, Center for Data Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Roy Lowrance has worked at the intersection of business strategy and technology strategy for almost 40 years. His career has been divided among strategy development at management consulting companies, leading information technology organizations, and academia.
As a management consultant, he worked at McKinsey and Company where he focused on strategy development for technology-intensive businesses in financial services companies. He then was a partner at the Boston Consulting Group, where he was a leader in improving the effectiveness of client information technology organizations.
In information technology organizations, he was CTO at Capital One and at Reuters. At Capital One, he introduced new technologies and improved the effectiveness of the technology supporting credit risk management. At Reuters was aligned network technology with the emerging future needs of customers and improved the management of the data centers.
He has a B.A. in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is a doctoral student in machine learning at NYU.