Perry H. Beaumont, Ph.D., serves as Head of Data Science and Actuary at Distinguished Programs (a national insurance program manager) in New York City.  He is also a Lecturer at Columbia University, and has published books, articles, and blogs on a variety of finance topics.  Perry Beaumont’s latest publication, Digital Finance, was released in October 2019.  With interests in both the academic and practitioner dimensions of financial services, he is also the recipient of a U.S. patent related to statistical applications of large datasets.  Perry Beaumont also serves as a mentor for the organization Columbia Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Design.
Ph.D. Economics, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Financial services, inclusive of insurance, banking, and accounting
Personal Interests
Hiking, biking, and supporting young artists