Greta Roberts, Founder & CEO
Greta Roberts is the CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp and a faculty member at the International Institute for Analytics. She has 20+ years working for world-class technology innovators like Lotus, Netscape, WebLine, Cisco and Open Ratings.
Under her direction, Talent Analytics has grown to be a leader in predicting employee behavior — the next logical step beyond predicting customer behavior. In 2012, she led a Research Team with the International Institute for Analytics that resulted in the world’s only Benchmark for hiring Data Scientists / Analytics Professionals.
Greta is a sought-out thought leader, presenter, and author. In 2013, she has spoken or will speak at the Predictive Analytics World events around North America, SAS Day at Kennesaw State, SAP’s Game-Changers Radio Show, SAP Sapphire NOW, IIA’s Chief Analytics Officer Summit & other major analytics & business events. Greta has recently been quoted in MIT Sloan Management Review, the Harvard Business Review blog network, Forbes, VentureBeat, Information Management, Computerworld, Data Informed, Tech Target, and many other major influential publications. Follow Greta on twitter @GretaRoberts.
Pasha Roberts, Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Pasha is responsible for architecture, development, and algorithms for Talent Analytics. He wrote the first implementation of the software over a decade ago, and today he continues to drive new features and platforms for the company.
As is often found in data science, Pasha has decades of experience/education that span computing, quantitative, artistic, and business categories.
Pasha holds a bachelors degree in Economics and Russian Studies from The College of William and Mary, and a Masters of Science degree in Financial Engineering from the MIT Sloan School of Management. His thesis at MIT prototyped the application of advanced 3D graphics to massive financial “tick” datasets.
He has founded two companies, WebLine Communications Corporation, an web-call center enterprise software company, and Lineplot Productions, a financial visualization/animation service company.
Pasha’s passion with Talent Analytics is to develop new analytics to focus business performance, and to extend the Talent Analytics model to a useful set of software platforms. He hopes to discover new information about people and the work they do, with every new project. Follow Pasha on twitter @PashaRoberts.
John Muller, Ph.D.
Chief Data Scientist, Statistical Expert
Dr. John Muller is Talent Analytics’ Chief Data Scientist. His academic training and business expertise combine brilliantly to providing quantitative rigor and insight to all Talent Analytics’ SaaS solutions that measure and correlate people traits with performance.
John has experience as a finance quant and brings in-depth expertise in predictive analytics, statistical modeling, algorithms, data handling and programming languages including R, Python, Java and C++, as well as SQL.
John holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Certificates in Quantitative Finance from Carnegie Mellon and Stanford and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Georgia.
Don Reagan, Business Development Executive
Don is a Business Development Executive at Talent Analytics, Corp. In this role, Don actively seeks and establishes Strategic Alliances with Talent Management Software providers, HCM Systems, and Recruiting Management Platforms. Prior to Talent Analytics he worked as an account executive for Invoke Solutions, an online quantitative/qualitative market research firm. At Invoke he was involved in initiatives to generate new business from Fortune 500 firms undertaking large scale market research initiatives.
Don holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Technology Management, a Bachelor of Arts in History, and Masters of Business Administration from Clarkson University.
Mike Kennedy, Technical Evangelist & Director of Marketing
Mike is on a mission to demonstrate the value of including talent analytics – data about the people doing the work (PDW) – as a key datapoint in strategic business decision making. Mike is always learning and constantly identifies innovative ways analytics can be used to drive greater business performance in his blogs, tweets and other content.
Mike holds a Masters of Science in E-Business and Information Systems from Newcastle University Business School and a BA in Behavioral Science from the University of Maine at Machias. He has contributed on the topic of talent analytics to Consulting Magazine and is a contributor to IBM’s MidMarket Blogging Program. Follow Mike on twitter @mekncl.
David MacGugan, Senior Software Developer
David leads the Software Development effort for Talent Analytics. For the 14 years prior to his work with Talent Analytics, Dave contributed to educational institutions, as well as the music and travel industries. When not advancing our solutions, he can be found running computer simulations, obfuscating URLs and designing computer games.
He holds an Honors Degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, yet he still somehow managed to fly safely around the world.