The formal stuff: Michael joined Leap Media Solutions in April, 2013 as Director of Data & Analytics. In his role, he handles client data integrations, forecasting and segmentation modeling, along with developing and supporting Leap Media Solutions analytics and reporting suite.
His career in data modeling and software development began by working as a trader performing risk and statistical arbitrage. Michael has also worked for a large insurance brokerage as Vice President of Strategic Development. As a contract software developer, he supported the creation and deployment of strategic planning software for NASA.
Michael graduated with a BS in Finance from the University of Connecticut and holds graduate certificates in Computer Science and Data Mining from the University of New Haven and Stanford, respectively. He resides in Lyme, CT with his wife Lori and two children.
Food: Ben & Jerry New York Super Fudge Chunk
Book: Freighter Captain
Movie: Bad Santa
TV Show: Top Gear
Band: G Love & Special Sauce
Beer: Mt Gay and Tonic, (or if it has to be beer Dixie Blackened Voodoo)
City: Staniel Cay