David Draper is a professor of statistics in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. From 2012 to 2015, he was also a distinguished statistical scientist, visiting professor, and senior director of the Center of Excellence in Statistical Research (CESR) at eBay Research Labs in San Jose, Calif. David founded CESR in 2013. In 2015, he worked on a short-term data-science project as senior principal research scientist at Amazon Analytics in Seattle, Wash. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the Royal Statistical Society. From 2001 to 2003, he served as president-elect, president, and past president of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.