Kyle Schmitt, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership



Kyle Schmitt

Kyle Schmitt

Kyle Schmitt is a senior data scientist and manager of the advanced sensor insights team at Arity specializing in telematics data synthesis and insurance risk modeling.

With his Arity colleagues, he is working toward solving the toughest challenges of the day in mobile data telematics, including driver vs. passenger characterization, collision detection and distracted driving detection. Schmitt joined Arity in October 2016.

Previously, he spent six years in the energy sector using predictive analytics and probabilistic modeling for nuclear power system applications.

Schmitt received his M.S. in mechanical engineering from MIT in 2010.

Recent Articles by Kyle Schmitt

5 Steps to Understand Distracted Driving

For anyone involved in vehicular transportation, it’s accepted that distracted driving is a deadly problem that needs continued attention. Earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a detailed research report on Distracted Driving in 2016. According to the NHTSA’s statistics: Nine percent of fatal crashes in 2016 were reported as distraction-affected […]

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