Quantitative social scientist, and cross-functional team lead, with an Account Executive's eye for customer needs.
AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
APPLIED GAME THEORY
Director of Product Management, Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning, 2018–to date
Leading product for the “Demand Sensing Transformational Initiative”, the most important initiative in Nike Inc.’s digital transformation. Servant leader rated highly successful in leadership skills in a highly matrixed organization.
Hired product team, created lean agile process, and built MVP specs for "Forecast Shield", an enterprise software solution to bring stability, visibility, and continuous improvement to the forecasting function.
Cambridge Social Science Decision Lab Inc.
Technical Founder, 2013–2018
Built “automated statistician” B2B enterprise software to measure the lift of business initiatives using offline A/B tests.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Population, 2011–2012
Led the introduction of applied game theory and causal inference to flagship doctoral seminar on health systems reform. Resulted in a Lecturer job offer (declined).
World Bank Group
Staff Economist, Development Economics Prospects Group, 1999–2006
Implemented state-of-the-art automated data systems and time series forecasting models. Resulted in more detailed, timely, and frequent reports, with a smaller team.
Communicated World Bank forecasts and analytical reports. Invited to brief World Bank President, Chief Economist, and Executive Board. Presented findings at professional conferences.
Ph.D. Political Methodology
New York University, 2010. Completed in 4 years.
M.A. International Economics
Johns Hopkins University, 1999. Graduated with distinction.
B.A. Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Oxford University, 1996