Benjamin O’Connor is a Junior at York College of Pennsylvania pursuing a degree in data analytics. Ben grew up in a small town of Pennsylvania. While growing up, Ben worked on a diverse number of projects ranging from woodworking to rebuilding a 67’ Camaro. While not working on projects, Ben loves to train in Mixed Martial Arts and is currently pursuing an A level skydiving certification.
While studying at York College, Ben self-designed the data analytics major. The major combines 3 already existing majors, Mathematics, Intelligence Analysis and Economics. Ben is also involved in the Graham Innovation Scholars program. This program is on the forefront of entrepreneurship mindsets and innovation. While Participating in the Graham Scholars program, Ben helped launch a student run business and traveled to Japan for an in depth cultural learning experience.
Ben's acadamic interests include big data analysis, cyber security and predictive analytics.