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Berkeley Almand-Hunter

Custom Learning Solutions Architect (AI & Analytics) & Lecturer, Analytics

Dr. Berkeley Almand-Hunter is the Custom Learning Solutions Architect for AI & Analytics at Northeastern University’s Roux Institute. In this role, she works with partner organizations to understand their data maturity and learning opportunities and leads course design and strategic planning to build high-quality, impactful experiences. Previously, Dr. Almand-Hunter lectured in the College of Professional Studies, where she designed and taught graduate-level courses in analytics and created a technical interview training program for analytics students.

Before joining the Roux Institute, Dr. Almand-Hunter was a data scientist at Square in San Francisco. In this role, she supported all data needs for the Capital Partnerships team, including determining which partner data could be used in underwriting, working with engineering teams to store the data, building ETLs to make the data accessible for analytics, developing underwriting models, building dashboards to track loan origination and repayment, and collaborating with key stakeholders to make data-driven decisions.

Dr. Almand-Hunter holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado and BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. She fell in love with data science while building machine learning models to calibrate low-cost ozone sensors during her graduate research. She lives in Hallowell, ME with her husband and two young children.