Nick Lucius

Advanced Analytics, City of Chicago

Nick is data scientist for the City of Chicago, and before that he spent a decade as a government attorney and senior official in both state and local government. Nick has spent considerable time working on litigation related to the foreclosure crisis and advising cabinet-level officials on policy development and legal issues. Nick also served as a chief administrative law judge, overseeing Illinoisí legal appeals system for millions of people enrolled in Medicaid and many other federal healthcare and human service programs.

As a data scientist, Nick joins his operational and technical knowledge to identify impactful projects, and applies advanced analytics to create insights tailored for human-actionable decisions. Throughout his time in government, Nick has used data analytics to bring about quick and significant impact, streamlining processes and improving services.

Nick has a law degree and a masterís degree in computer science from DePaul University, and a bachelorís degree from Ohio State University.