Dr. Gwyneth Butera
Senior Optimization Engineer
Dr. Gwyneth Butera has a BA magna cum laude from Colgate University in Mathematics and a PhD in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Rice University. Her thesis work explored algorithms and heuristics for solving a class of quadratic programming problems that arise in portfolio optimization. More recently, she completed an immersive course in Data Science. Dr. Butera has over twenty years of experience in optimization software. Prior to joining Gurobi Optimization, she worked as a software engineer for IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio. From 1997-2009, Dr. Butera worked as a consultant and as a technical support expert on various optimization software offerings for ILOG. In her free time, Gwyneth enjoys nature photography and volunteering for the Red Cross.