RESUME

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Quantitative social scientist, and cross-functional team lead, with an Account Executive's eye for customer needs.
Skills

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

BUSINESS STRATEGY

CUSTOMER-CENTRIC SELLING

DATA SCIENCE

RESEARCH DESIGN

CAUSAL INFERENCE

APPLIED GAME THEORY

Work​
experience​

Nike, Inc.

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.

  • Communicated vision and developed patent-pending technology.  Resulted in a $2,000,000 seed round, and a software development agreement for equity swap.

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.

Data Science

PYTHON 3

R

STATA

STAN

GIT

VSCODE

LATEX

SQL

JIRA

TARGETPROCESS

CONFLUENCE

Education
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

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