Experience

Here’s my resume.

Professional

Current
Principal Consultant at International Planning & Research in New Haven, CT and Boston, MA since June 2009.

  • I use my background in econometrics to build forecasting and market sizing models for clients in the IT industry. I deliver those results in executive-level presentations and interactive simulators. In my downtime, I create tools in R, Shiny, and Excel to help improve analyst efficiency and productivity company-wide.
  • See some examples below, including the R packages ipfitr and RSPivot.

Previous
Senior Analyst, International Arbitration, at EconOne in Washington, DC in 2012.

  • I developed valuation models for natural resource companies for use in contract disputes and arbitration.

Technical Skills

Strong: R (+Shiny, +RMarkdown), Excel, SAS, HTML/CSS
Familiar: SQL, Python, Javascript +D3, VBA, C++, Unix, Git, Tableau

Volunteer

People skills

Docent at Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, CT since March 2014.

  • I lead weekend highlights tours covering the Peabody’s dinosaur, mammal, mineral, and Egypt collections.

    I’ve also served as President of the Associates Council, where I helped to develop new programs to improve the museum’s community outreach.

Projects

#nerd

My favorite way to learn a new skill is to build projects, both the valuable/commissioned and the completely absurd. Here’s a selection.

Smaller, one-off projects can be found in the blog section.

rspivot

RStudio addin to view data frames as pivot tables for more thorough, handson evalution of results. Github.io Page | GitHub

NHL Analytics

Player and post-game analytics using RStudio Connect and Shiny Server. Short Demo Version.

ipfitr

R package for expanding summary-level data to full detail using a variety of assumptions. Github.io Page | GitHub | RMd Intro

stats808 Box Office Modeling

Forecasting U.S. box office revenue with diffusion modeling. Updated version coming… eventually.

Recent Posts

Data science with a sense of humor

More Posts

Updates and improvements to the tidyverse LEGO mosaic functions.

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Instructions for turning any photo into a LEGO mosaic using R and the tidyverse.

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Using the tidyverse in R to find spurious correlations between dinosaur outlines and cause of death data.

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Using Keras to generate new dinosaur names and display them on phylogenetic trees.

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Using tidytext principals to determine which season optimizes the Golden Girls drinking game.

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Contact

Call me, maybe.