Mark Ewing is an Alaskan native, transplanted to Tennessee almost 10 years ago when he joined Eastman Chemical as a statistician. In 2013 he launched Eastman’s AI program and continues to manage the program as well as serve as the Chief Architect for AI and Machine Learning technologies. He is a contributor to open-source programming languages and enjoys backpacking with his wife, Amy. Mark received his M.S. in Applied Statistics from Bowling Green State University and was a 2015 recipient of the Tri-Cities ‘Forty Under 40’ award.