A native of Costa Rica, JeanCarlo leads DataKind’s data science practice and ensures that its portfolio of projects is designed to help social change organizations leverage data science to achieve maximum impact.
Specializing in the intersection of technology strategy and data science delivery models, JeanCarlo has more than fifteen years of experience in cross-functional roles overseeing and building data science solutions, strategic planning, technology selection and implementation, staffing, coaching, and resource and budget allocation. JeanCarlo started his career as a process engineer in the semiconductor community, after which he spent over a decade in academia. When he is not at DataKind, JeanCarlo can be found teaching Business Analytics at New York University.He holds a B.S. & M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Technology Management from New York University