Dayton joined Valor in 2018 as a Data Scientist in Valor’s operations group.
Prior to joining Valor, Dayton worked as a Data Scientist at Kabbage, a fintech company serving small businesses. His work there focused on machine learning to forecast customer behavior.
Dayton holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was funded by an NSF GRFP Fellowship. He completed his B.A. in Physics and B.S. in Mathematics at the University of Southern California, where he held a Trustee Scholarship, a full-tuition, merit-based scholarship, and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.