Daniel Potter

Danl Potter
Director of Industry Relations
Professor of the Practice of Data Science


Dan Potter is Director of Industry Relations for the Brown Data Science Initiative.  He regularly teaches courses on Scientific Computing and Data Science. In addition to his responsibilities at Brown, Dr. Potter has been a Senior Advisor to Disciplined Alpha LLC since the firm’s inception in January 2013. In 2016 he became the portfolio manager for the Disciplined Alpha Stable Growth Strategy.  He is the Chief Technology Officer for Advanced Image Enhancement, a medical imaging company founded in 2000. His professional life has focused on the development of statistically based approaches to solving real world problems involving pattern recognition and data modeling for the financial, healthcare and technology sectors. Prior positions include Managing Partner, in charge of Quantitative Research at Gotham Research, an institutional brokerage and RIA, Chief Technology Officer for Third Level Data, an internet marketing firm, Chief Executive Officer of Ars Analytica, a mathematical consulting firm. Dr. Potter holds a ScB in Mathematics & Computer Science as well as a ScM and PhD in Applied Mathematics from Brown University.  Dr. Potter is also a former National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow.