Sean Hackett

Computational Biologist, Calico Labs

Sean Hackett is a computational biologist at Calico Labs and recently received his PhD in Quantitative and Computational Biology at Princeton University. In his research, Sean applies techniques from data science, statistics and machine learning to better understand large, complex datasets in biology as well as sports. He is an avid Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and Mixed Martial Arts enthusiast who eagerly explores how data-driven analysis can enrich our understanding of combat sports. To disseminate his findings, Sean co-founded FightPrior.com, where he regularly blogs about statistical questions in Mixed Martial Arts.