Justin Stocks-Smith

Director of Data Science
Universal Tennis

Justin Stocks-Smith has a Master’s degree in Applied Statistics from UC Santa Barbara and an actuarial/consulting background. He was Universal Tennis’ first data scientist. Stocks-Smith built out all algorithms/analytics and hired a team of data scientists and developers. Stocks-Smith grew the scope of the team’s work to include R&D, marketing analytics, product development, and business strategy. Additionally, he implemented Bayesian A/B testing, network visualization tools, and predictive fraud models at Universal Tennis. Stocks-Smith created the world’s most accurate rating system in tennis, used by over 2 million players.