Jacob Rideout leads new product development and applied research at Agari. His work focuses on building scalable machine-learning based data architectures to combat social engineering fraud. Previously Jacob has led efforts in retail analytics, marketing optimization and email security. He is a regular collaborator in industry initiatives at M³AAWG and ETIS that foster data-sharing and define industry best practices. Jacob co-founded the largest Big Data and Data Science meetups in Colorado in order to share techniques and promote regional talent. He is a holder of several patents in identity-based messaging abuse detection systems.