Professional and Volunteer Summary
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Scientific Director, IT & Innovation
Israel Ministry of Science & Technology
I help to represent the ministry in international fora such as the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and the European Union Joint Research Centre. I also help build digital tools to aid connections between scientists and policymakers.
Maryland Department of Human Services
Using R, I wrote scripts to automate many of the recurring reports that the Baltimore Child Welfare agency is responsible for producing. I also developed new graphs and web interfaces to display our data, worked on lean process improvements and helped develop the first data governance plan for the agency.
Music and Gaming Education Symposium
Since 2011, I have volunteered as the Assistant Director for the Music and Gaming Education Symposium, a division of MAGFest. MAGES brings together academics, artists, designers, developers and fans to have intellectual, in-depth conversations about games.