Mallory Freeman

Data activist
UPS's advanced analytics manager Mallory Freeman researches how to do the most good with data.

Why you should listen

Dr. Mallory Freeman is the Lead Data Scientist in the UPS Advanced Technology Group, working on research and development projects for UPS’s smart logistics network. She serves on the advisory board of Neighborhood Nexus, supporting data-driven insights for the greater Atlanta region.

Freeman earned her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2014. Her thesis explored how to measure and improve humanitarian operations in practical ways -- with a special focus on the use of algorithms. While she was in graduate school, she helped lead supply chain optimization projects for the UN World Food Programme. 

Freeman earned her Master's in operations research from MIT and her Bachelor's in industrial and systems engineering from Virginia Tech. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, travelling and volunteering her data skills.

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