Masoud is the director of Advanced Analytics at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Masoud founded and manages the Advanced Analytics division within CIBC Business Support & Strategic Initiatives. The scope of the group spans across CIBC’s vast structured and unstructured data sources. Previously, Masoud held consulting and management roles in the decision sciences, technology and operational divisions of CIBC. He has published papers, presented at conferences and held tutorials on topics related to machine learning, data mining and analytics. He holds an academic degree in management and engineering.