Nick Bowden, MCom, is a Research Fellow at the Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago. He is a researcher on the Big Data team within the Better Start National Science Challenge. Nick is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on ASD and big data. Nick’s academic background is in economics, undertaking graduate research in hospital productivity and patient safety. His main research interests include health economics, mental health & neurodevelopmental disorders, big data and sports analytics.