Varol Kayhan is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida. His research focuses on decision making, machine learning, and organizational knowledge management. He is the technical director of the Institute for Data Analytics and Visualization at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus. Varol is the author of an eBook on data mining that is adopted as the formal course material by many universities. He teaches data analytics and machine learning in the undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs. He holds Ph.D. and MS degrees from the University of South Florida, and a BS degree from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey.