Jane Sherman, MA

Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business
Campus(es):
San Francisco, Online

Jane has been active in data science since 2010 when she joined FICO. At FICO, she developed statistical models that assisted banks to optimize credit lending decisions to consumers. Shortly after, she became an Analytics Manager at Tree.com where she was the architect for the data infrastructure and pioneered the program for data-based modeling. Currently, she is the Chief Marketing Officer of hashmarx -- a leading provider of fantasy football analytics.

A bay area native, Jane is fluent in both Russian and English and speaks over 50 computer programming languages. She also holds a master’s degree from UCLA in mathematics.  In her free time, she enjoys researching sports statistics and political economics.


COURSES TAUGHT

ITM 345
Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Data Science
  • Automated Modeling
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Infrastructure

EDUCATION

  • MA (Mathematics), University of California at Los Angeles
  • BA (Mathematics and Economics), University of California at Berkeley

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
  • 2014 - Present: Chief Marketing Officer, harshmarx
  • 2013 - 2014: Analytics Manager, Tree.com
  • 2010 - 2012: Data Scientist, FICO

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Robert Sorgenfrey Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA, 2008
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, 2016, Golden Gate University