Scott Tranter is the former Director of Data Science for Marco Rubio for President and co-founder in Øptimus a data and technology company based in Washington D.C.
Tranter and his team work as information architects, with a portfolio of work that includes TV targeting platforms, machine learning workflows and conducting in-cycle experiment informed programs. Tranter and his firm advise political campaigns, non-profits and businesses by managing and analyzing diverse data streams to yield actionable insight.
Tranter holds a degree in Finance from American University and a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College which he primarily uses to dominate games of Battleship.
Scott currently resides in Washington, D.C.