Michael Milton is the author of Head First Data Analysis . He has spent most of his career helping nonprofit organizations improve their fundraising by interpreting and acting on the data they collect from their donors. He has a degree in philosophy from New College of Florida and one in religious ethics from Yale University . He found reading Head First to be a revelation after spending years reading boring books filled with terribly important stuff and is grateful to have the opportunity to write an exciting book filled with terribly important stuff. When he's not in the library or the bookstore, you can find him running, taking pictures, and brewing beer.