Phillip Sampson

Lead Data Scientist


301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Phillip Sampson is currently running the gambit as a Lead Data Scientist Manager for a large global consulting firm stationed in Huntsville, Alabama. He has used R programming in various aspects throughout his career; from data cleaning to machine learning algorithms. He has been teaching in different positions for over 17 years and looks forward to simplifying complex subject matter into easily understood concepts for others. Since his Armed Forces retirement as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician, he has continued to serve as an advanced improvised electronics project lead, master trainer, Senior ERP/Business Analyst level V, data analyst, black/white box agile software tester, Data Scientist and culminating everything together as a Data Scientist Manager.


  • M.S. Business Analytics, 2020
  • B.S., Business Administration and Management, Northwestern State University, 2017
  • Associates, General Studies, Columbia College, 2012


  • Automation, Orchestration, and Data Virtualization
  • AWS GovCloud IL5/6 and AWS SageMaker
  • Azure DevSecOps
  • Cloud Security Alliance Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge Foundation Training
  • Government Data Science Policy and Compliance
  • Jupyter Notebooks/Jupyter Lab
  • Outlier/Deviation Modeling via LOF, ISO Forest, DBScan, One-Factor SVM
  • Palantir Foundry
  • R Base/RStudio
  • Tableau Enterprise Solutions and Tableau Server/Desktop 2022.3