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Microsoft Office Manager

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 12, 2017

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Alain Bedi

**** *. ******** ** # **, Chicago, IL 60625


Summary Possess six years of practical knowledge in statistical modeling. Core competency includes Fluency in French. Hardworking and determined individual who possesses a skill set of Problem-Solving, Statistical Predictive Modeling, Analytics Insights, Strategic Planning, Forecasting, SAS, SQL and Python Programing, Interpersonal Skills, Accountability, Research, Project Management, Team Leadership, Accountability, Research, Work ethic, Emotional Intelligence.

Education Masters in Applied Statistics, 2010

DePaul University, Naperville IL

Bachelor in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences, 2007

University of St. Francis Joliet, IL

Experience Onsite Cole Palmer, Through Robert Half Vernon Hills, IL

Senior Data Science Consultant Oct 2016 – Jan, 2017

Developed customer acquisition modeling to transform into high client value using SAS.

Developed media/ marketing mix automation across a variety of channels.

Developed and built out testing and implementation strategies.

Kemper Insurance Chicago, IL

Data Science Consultant June 2014 – June, 2016

Developed GLM models for Auto Rating Plan filings using SAS, Excel. This led to improving previous Model maintaining cash premium of $200 million.

Mined large data sets and provided actionable insights to help understand and price company highly volatile insured.

Created strategic technology platform vision through partnering with Executives that seeks to expand revenue.

Sears Holdings Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL

Manager, Pricing & Underwriting

- Service Contracts July 2013 – March 2014

Developed, owned and managed all aspects of pricing and underwriting for the service contract business.

Identified and executed on opportunities to optimize prices, reduce expenses, and found areas to grow the service contract business.

Worked closely with operations, finance, and marketing teams to drive initiatives to completion.

Leaded a team to in their ability to examine and develop work processes, created solutions, and measured improvements.

Applied Strong analytical and predictive modeling techniques to inform Senior Management of key trends to acquire and keep company clients adding value by more than 1 million Dollars.

OfficeMax Naperville, IL

Pricing Strategy Lead Analyst June 2012 – July2013

Used time series analysis and forecasting method to develop company’s class elasticity model determining the impact of a price change on product sold.

Mined pricing and customer buying patterns and submit recommendations to adjust strategies to promote a more profitable product selection.

Worked as the primary research consultant for the Pricing and Strategy Team.

Developed customized research solutions and translated the results into actionable strategies or business decisions making for internal and external clients.

Onsite at Catalina Marketing, Inc through Experis Schaumburg, IL

Manager, Data Mining April 2010 – April 2012

Extracted data from the database using SAS SQL procedures and created SAS data sets, analyzed and outputted results in several MS office applications. Coded SAS programs with the use of SAS/BASE and SAS/Macros, and Machine Learning for ad hoc projects.

Strong UNIX scripting

Built predictive model to predict highly likely triers of various grocery products.

Presented results and statistical reports in PowerPoint for sales and marketing staff.

Used regression model to select loyalty card owners most likely to buy and assigned them coupon incentives.

Transferred and migrated data from one platform to another to be used for further clinical analysis.

Built predictive models that were implemented to increase new acquisitions for credit card companies.

Trained New Analysts to support Analytical team.

Experience working with Pharmaceutical data and clinical data to target Health oriented candidate for medical products.


Demonstrated Leadership and Problem Solving Skills

Proven Leadership

Strong Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Proficient in SAS, and Business Intelligence tools such as Enterprise Guide and Enterprise Miner

Proficiency with Unix scripting

Solid knowledge of SPSS and R and Minitab.

Soft knowledge of Python.

Activities US Master Swimmer

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