Scott Bauguess is the SEC’s Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA). He oversees the Division’s risk assessment and data-driven, predictive analytics development, designed to detect fraud and misconduct in the Commission’s investigation and examination programs, specifically in the areas of corporate issuers, broker- dealers, and asset managers. As part of this, he directs economic analyses in recommendations to the Commission on issues related to the form and manner of registrant disclosures and governance. Scott received his Ph.D. in Finance from Arizona State University in 2004. He also holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and prior to his doctoral studies spent six years working as an engineer in the high tech industry.