Ben Barnard

Data Scientist

Wells Fargo

Ben Barnard is a Data Scientist for Wells Fargo and a Statistics Instructor for the University of South Alabama. His research interests include Bayesian methods, statistical programming, teaching statistics, and using common sense in data science. He currently leads the development of several R and python packages for internal Wells Fargo use. Outside of work Ben likes to spend time with his family, working on the house, competing in triathlons, and speaking at conferences.


  • Bayesian Methods
  • Statistical Programming
  • Data Science Consulting


  • PhD in Statistical Sciences, 2018

    Baylor University

  • MS in Statistical Sciences, 2016

    Baylor University

  • MSEd in Exercise Physiology, 2013

    Baylor University

  • BS in Exercise Science, 2011

    University of Texas at Arlington