Mic Farris

Mic FarrisFirst of all, I’m also a proud husband to my wife Stephanie and father to our daughter Monroe, and we live in southern California.

I have over 20 years of experience in scientific disciplines, technical development and business growth. Below is a number of my accomplishments that hopefully help you understand my journey to Decisions & Discovery.

  • Ph.D. in Space Physics from UCLA
  • Award-winning scientist and author
  • Served as an Fortune 100 executive and leader within Big 4 consulting
  • Hold four technology patents

With more practitioners entering the field, I created my comprehensive Fundamentals of Data Science course including topics such as probability and statistics, decision theory, estimation theory, coordinate systems, linear transformations, prototype coding and programming, algorithms, and machine learning, tailoring it for teams at PwC and CenturyLink.

I’m proud to have served as Chair of the Planning Commission for the City of Thousand Oaks. and has been commended for my public service by the City of Thousand Oaks, and by the County of Ventura, CA.  I also authored the Thousand Oaks Right To Vote Initiative, guaranteeing that elections are held when vacancies occur on the Thousand Oaks City Council – TORTV was approved into law in 2013.

In my business and public service activities, I’ve been quoted in numerous publications including Newsweek, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, San Diego Union-Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, and Ventura County Star.

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