George Ostrouchov is a Joint Faculty Professor at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he is a Senior Data Scientist in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division and a member of the Advanced Data and Workflow Group at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recognized for his contributions to statistical computing, particularly to enable parallel computation on big data with statistical software. He currently leads the pbdR project, a set of highly scalable R packages for distributed and parallel computing and profiling in data science.