Leading the college’s initiative in Big Data, Max Kilger joined the College of Business in 2015 as the Director of Data Analytics Programs. In addition he is a faculty member in marketing and information systems and cyber security. He previously worked in industry as the chief behavioral scientist at Experian-Simmons.
Dr. Kilger works in Big Data Analytics from both digital and non-digital sources. He has two U.S. patents on methodologies related to Big Data and Big Data Integration. He is also a founding member of the Honeynet Project for cyber security and is a frequent national and international speaker for federal law enforcement agencies, military commands and the intelligence community.
He has published scholarly articles and books in the areas of marketing and cyber security. Dr. Kilger has won teaching awards at Stanford University and at San Jose State University and has taught a wide variety of data related courses such as Research Methods, Marketing Research and Internet and Society.