Jim Manzi is Chief Executive Officer of Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), an authority on using pattern recognition and optimization models for sales and marketing application. Prior to co-founding APT, Manzi was a Vice President at Mercer Management Consulting. Manzi received a B.S. in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was subsequently awarded a Dean’s Fellowship in statistics to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as one of the eight top matriculants to the business school’s doctoral programs. He has published in the National Review and The American Scene, arguing that global warming, while real, is a problem of limited magnitude, deserving a proportional response, not overreaction.