Matthew Kuckuk, MS IEOR 1982

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Matt Kuckuk earned his BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his MS in IEOR from UC Berkeley. He first applied his interest in probability modeling at Fair, Isaac Company, then at American Management Systems (now CGI) where he successively led the Credit Analytics, Customer Value Management and Financial Industry practices. For the past decade he has built and led Professional Services teams in software companies, including open-source business intelligence leader Actuate, financial pricing optimization pioneer Nomis Solutions, and most recently Accelrys Software in scientific modeling and informatics. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering in 2003. He served as Chair of the University of Wisconsin Industrial and Systems Engineering  Visiting Committee (the department's advisory board) from 2004-2006, and has been a member of the UW College of Engineering Advisory Board since 2004.