Dr. Jackson is the HCA Chief Data Scientist and Vice President of Data & Analytics within the Clinical Services Group. His education is a BscEng and MScEng both in electronic engineering, followed by a PhD in statistical signal processing from Cambridge University. In that work, Edmund focused on applications of sequential Markov chain methods in bioinformatics. He pursued a career as a quantitative analyst in the hedge fund industry for several years. More recently, Edmund has sought more meaningful work and found it at HCA where his remit is to create algorithms and systems to improve the quality of clinical care, operational efficiency and financial performance of the firm through better utilization of data. In his spare time Edmund enjoys CrossFit.