Jeff Leek leads efforts to shape and implement Fred Hutch's integrated data science enterprise, and fosters partnerships within the Seattle area's data science and technology ecosystem. His goal is for Hutch researchers to be able to access field-leading computational resources to advance their science. He also works with faculty to create tools and services that help the Hutch better collect, manage, use and share data, As a biostatistician, Leek develops statistical methods, software, and data resources and analyses that help researchers make sense of massive-scale genomic and biomedical data. As an educational leader, Leek has helped craft online open courses in data science that have enrolled millions. He has also partnered with community-based nonprofits to use data science education for economic and public health development.
Leek is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a recipient of the Mortimer Spiegelman Award and Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies Presidential Award.