FRED THOMPSON

Senior Manager @ Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI

Fred Thompson is a data science manager in the Advanced Analytic Center of Excellence at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. A long-term Blues employee, Thompson helped steer the Blues through many significant changes in the competitive market place and health care reform. He is one of the first leaders to advocate the creation of an analytical area within the Blues. Under his leadership, the Blues has created a suite of analytical tools that are used in pricing and in helping the company understand its members better. He is constantly in search of advanced analytical tools and algorithms and promotes best practices pertaining to data mining and data science techniques. Thompson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Alma College and continues his pursuit of higher learning on a daily basis.