Professor Bart Baesens is a professor at KU Leuven (Belgium), and a lecturer at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom). He has done extensive research on big data & analytics, customer relationship management, web analytics, fraud detection, and credit risk management. His findings have been published in well-known international journals (e.g. Machine Learning, Management Science, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Journal of Machine Learning Research, …) and presented at international top conferences. He is author of the books Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts, Analytics in a Big Data World and Fraud Analytics using Descriptive, Predictive and Social Network Techniques and teaches E-learning courses on Advanced Analytics in a Big Data World and Credit Risk Modeling. His research is summarized at www.dataminingapps.com. He also regularly tutors, advises and provides consulting support to international firms with respect to their big data, analytics and credit risk management strategy.