Blake Riley is a Vice President in AI R&D at Afiniti. He leads the modeling research team in improving methods for predicting the outcomes of customer-agent pairings. Blake started on the AI production team in 2016, and was previously involved in research on new pairing algorithms.
Blake has a PhD in economics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a focus on game theory and market design. Blake also received a BS in mathematics from Arizona State University.
Blake is also an avid reader of philosophy and science fiction, he loves Korean and Ethiopian food, and he regularly attends Burning Man.