Leo Breiman was a highly creative, influential researcher with a down-to-earth personal style and an insistence on working on important real world problems and producing useful solutions. This paper is a short review of Breiman’s extensive contributions to the field of applied statistics.
"Remembering Leo Breiman." Ann. Appl. Stat. 4 (4) 1621 - 1633, December 2010. https://doi.org/10.1214/10-AOAS427