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Michael Housman

Chief Data Science Officer at RapportBoost.AI

Michael Housman is the Co-Founder and Chief Data Science Officer at RapportBoost.AI, a company that leverages artificial intelligence to help companies communicate more effectively with their customers by enhancing the emotional intelligence of their human chat agents and, eventually, their bots. Prior to RapportBoost.AI, he was the Chief Analytics Officer at Evolv, Inc. (acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.) where he built a machine learning platform that analyzes hundreds of millions of employee records to help employers hire job applicants that stay on the job longer and perform better.

He has published his work in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, presented his work at dozens of academic and practitioner-oriented conferences, and has had his research profiled by such media outlets as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The Atlantic. He is a data science advisor at several early-stage technology companies and adjunct faculty at Metis data science Bootcamp.

Dr. Housman received his A.M. and Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Managerial Science from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his A.B. from Harvard University.