Scott Burk


Scott Burk has been solving complex business and health care problems for 25 years through science, statistics, machine learning, and business acumen. Scott started his career as an analytic chemist after graduating with a double major in biology and chemistry from Texas State University. He earned is Masters in Business from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). After graduating, Scott served as a Decision Support Manager at Texas Instruments.  Afterwards, Scott joined Scott and White, a large integrated healthcare delivery system in Texas, as a consulting statistician. He moved into an executive role as Associate Executive Director, Information Systems, leading Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Quality Organizations working with clinics, hospitals, and the health plan. At the same time, he received a faculty appointment and taught informatics with Texas A&M University. He left, but later came back to Baylor, Scott and White (BSW) as Chief Statistician for BSW Healthplan. Scott earned an advanced management certification from Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Master’s Degree (MS) in Data Mining (machine learning) from Central Connecticut State University.  He also worked as Chief Statistician at Overstock, and served as a Lead Pricing Scientist (analytics, optimization) for a B2B pricing optimization company (Zilliant) for a number of years and a Risk Manager for eBay/Paypal identifying fraud and other risks on the platform and payment system. He has been working the last few years supporting software development, marketing and sales, specifically data infrastructure, data science, and analytics platforms for Dell and most recently, TIBCO.