Ilya Rahkovsky is a Data Scientist at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) focused on turning data into value. Previously, he was a Research Economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service working on consumer demand, spatial competition, information processing and scanner data. Ilya teaches Statistics and Machine Learning at the Johns Hopkins University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University and a B.A. in Mathematics from University of Michigan-Dearborn.