Ron Kenett

Professor Ron Kenett is Chairman of the KPA Group, Israel, Chairman of the Data Science Society at AEAI, Senior Research Fellow at the Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion, Haifa, Israel, and a Research Professor at the University of Turin, Italy. He is an applied statistician combining expertise in academic, consulting and business domains. Kenett is member of the Public Advisory Council for Statistics Israel, member of the of the executive academic council, Wingate academic college for sports education, member of the INFORMS QSR advisory board, member of the advisory board of DSRC, the University of Haifa Data Science Research Center and member of the board of directors in several start-up companies. He is Past President of the Israel Statistical Association (ISA) and of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS), authored and co-authored over 250 papers and 14 books on topics such as data science, industrial statistics, biostatistics, healthcare, customer surveys, multivariate quality control, risk management, system and software testing, and information quality. (more info The KPA Group he founded in 1994, is a leading Israeli firm focused on generating insights through analytics. He was awarded the 2013 Greenfield Medal by the Royal Statistical Society and, in 2018, the Box Medal by the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics. Kenett holds a BSc in Mathematics (with first class honors) from Imperial College, London University and a PhD in Mathematics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.