I am from East London, South Africa. I am 36 years old. My hobbies are voice acting, screencasting, e-learning, statistical modeling, Fourier analysis, polynomial chaos, extreme value theory, data analysis, visual analytics, statistical innovation (Hadoop), reading and data journalism.
I obtained my Master of Science degree in Mathematical Statistics in 2011. I have eleven years experience working as a statistician in research.
My special statistical research fields include sample survey sampling, data mining and spatial statistics. I have a SAS programming III certificate and a SAS Macro Language certificate. I am a member of the Internet Society, SAS Analytics U community and the Hadoop360 community. I am very passionate about statistical technologies, blogging technologies, multi-media content creation and writing.