John Ortiz is currently enrolled in the Master of Informatics program with a concentration in Data Analytics. He is originally from Colombia. John has a BS and a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. Before coming to Boston, he worked as a project manager for over two years in EquipNet, a Boston-based multinational company that provides asset management and redeployment services for the manufacturing industry. Additionally, John worked as a graduate teaching assistant on the course of Design of Experiments where he found his passion for teaching. In his free time, he loves to travel, read and play music–he even played bass in a couple of bands for several years!