Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2014
As guest of the Professionals in Residence (PIR) speaker series, John Lucker P'14, P'16, a principal and partner of Deloitte Consulting LLP, recently talked careers with students, delivering the presentation "Two Hot Careers for a Liberal Arts Graduate: Insurance and Consulting."
Lucker is Deloitte's Global Advanced Analytics and Modeling Market Leader and a leader for Deloitte Analytics. He also is a leader of Deloitte's Advanced Analytics and Modeling practice, one of the leading analytics groups in the professional services industry. PIR is hosted by the Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development. The series provides an opportunity for students to learn about careers directly from alumni, alumnae and parents who are experts in their field.
In his role at Deloitte, Lucker provides clients with end-to-end strategy, business, operational and technical consulting services in the areas of advanced business analytics, predictive modeling, data mining, scoring and rules engines, and numerous other advanced analytic business solution approaches. Lucker's clients are in many industries, including insurance, banking and financial services, retail, consumer products, telecomm, healthcare, life sciences, media, and hospitality, among others.
With a B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, Lucker has developed numerous unique advanced analytic business solutions and methods, as well as the technical implementation tools to realize the latent value of the solutions.
He often speaks about these topics for industry and professional organizations, and frequently writes for a variety of publications. In addition, Lucker is a co-inventor of U.S. Patent 8,036,919 for a "Licensed Professional Scoring System and Method," U.S. Patent 8,145,507 for a "Commercial Insurance Scoring System and Method," U.S. Patent 8,200,511 for a "Method & System for Determining the Importance of Individual Variables in a Statistical Model," and has two other predictive modeling patents pending.
At HWS, Careers Services offers a number of programs to help prepare students for life after graduation, including an individualized professional development plan for students called Pathways, as well as professional networking experiences in major cities across the U.S.
For information about Career Services, visit: http://www.hws.edu/academics/career/