Director Data Science, Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
David is the Director of Data Science for Underwriters Laboratories Inc., identifying opportunities to address safety issues across the globe. In this capacity, he leads a team that collects and analyzes data from disparate sources and develops insights to improve safe living and working environments for people. A significant data science initiative is the use of open data to identify improvements to safety standards and employing machine learning algorithms to rapidly identify key safety lapses from text-based sources. Previously, Mr. Wroth was the director of public safety for the organization and was responsible for leading and managing key initiatives/functions of the Public Safety Office and integrating these functions with UL departments/divisions/business units. David received a Master of Business Administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University.