Aleksander is responsible for creating and deploying innovative approaches to solving various business problems using advanced analytical approaches, primarily in banking, telecommunications and retail industries. His main fields of work include analytical CRM, credit risk modelling, machine learning, text analytics, time-series forecasting, optimization and social networks analysis. He has gained practical experience through many client delivery implementations being responsible for vision creation, business and technical consulting, project management, coaching and knowledge transfer – always with the aim of creating value and improving measurable results. Dr. Pivk joined SAS in 2006, immediately after completing his doctoral studies emphasizing on knowledge discovery and extraction from text.
He is also a part-time researcher in the Department of Intelligent Systems at the largest Slovenian research organization Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, a lecturer at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics and Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School, a regular speaker at numerous Data Science conferences and a member of the ECCAI (European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence) and SLAIS (Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society).