Andy Pulkstenis

Andy Pulkstenis is a Director of Analytics for State Farm Insurance in Bloomington, IL. In this role he leads a team of advanced analytics professionals providing data science, statistical analysis, and predictive modeling support for the enterprise across a variety of business units. His background includes nearly 15 years of experience improving business strategies with designed multivariate experiments.Andy received his MS degree in Statistics from Penn State University and holds a BS in Mathematics (Statistics minor) from Messiah College. He has spent nearly 20 years in applied business analytics with Trilogy Consulting, Capital One, and now State Farm Insurance, with particular focus on predictive modeling, experimental design, building analytic teams, and statistical recruiting. When not working, Andy enjoys spending time with his family, hockey, and football.