Eric VonDohlen

Chief Data Scientist

Eric VonDohlen is RIBBIT’s Chief Data Scientist. Eric has been an analytics leader in financial services for 25 years. Throughout his career, Eric has focused on the nonprime segment of the population, and has had senior leadership roles in credit underwriting, account management, and collections. Eric’s focus has been in predictive modeling and advanced analytics for a diverse set of companies, including Citigroup, Encore Capital Group, and Elevate Credit.

Most recently, Eric co-founded Transaction Science to develop scoring and decisioning products that make intensive use of bank transactions and bank account information. Eric’s particular focus with bank transactions data involves analysis of fraud, credit risk, and affordability. Eric earned a PhD in economics from the University of Arizona in 1999, and he is based in the Phoenix area.