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RSI Promotes Jacob Faucheaux, PhD to Chief Data Scientist

RSI's Jacob Faucheaux, PhD

Highlights company’s accelerated growth and valuable addition of Big Data services.

Today, RSI proudly announces the promotion of Jacob Faucheaux, PhD to Chief Data Scientist.

Jacob joined the RSI team in 2018 and has rapidly enhanced RSI’s advanced services while providing exemplary leadership qualities. Jacob graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a PhD in Computational Chemistry. While at Illinois, Jacob was a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship which recognizes the top science, technology, engineering, and math graduate students nationwide. He was also one of only five graduate students awarded the Chemical Computing Group Excellence in the Spring of 2016 by the American Chemical Society Division of Computers in Chemistry.

Jacob has extensive experience in predictive modeling and scientific computing which he has applied across a wide array of systems from advanced materials to insurance. He has also developed software with embedded artificial intelligence to automate highly complex mathematical derivations and algorithm optimizations. 

RSI's David Burgeson, COO

“As our Chief Data Scientist, Jacob will play a key part of our company’s overall success, and we are thrilled to promote him to this incredibly vital role.” said David Burgeson, COO at RSI. "Dr. Faucheaux possesses extensive technical expertise along with years of leadership and management experience that will enhance RSI's phenomenal client relations experience."