Dr. LaBarr is an Assistant Professor of Analytics at the Institute for Advanced Analytics at North Carolina State University. His passion is innovating the current structure of education to better prepare a modern work force ready to communicate and handle a data driven future. He teaches courses in statistics, mathematics, and operations research for the nation's first Master of Science in Analytics degree program. His focus is to teach, mentor, and consult students as well as businesses on modern analytic techniques for making data driven decisions.