We Believe in Great Communications. Quantified Communications was formed in 2010 by Noah Zandan with a vision of quantitatively improving how people connect. We think that engaging communications can change your business and make a difference for the world.
Who We Are. Our team is built of communications professionals, data scientists, and technologists who share a passion for helping people communicate with impact.
CEO / CO-FOUNDER
Leads Quantified Communications. Formerly on Wall Street and in Private Equity, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management MBA, Economics degree from Dartmouth.
DIR. OF CLIENT SOLUTIONS
Directs our client services and products. Formerly at McKinsey & Company, USAA, and combat leader in US Army, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management MBA.
DIR. OF FEEDBACK
Leads our feedback at Quantified Communications. Former public communications and speaking consultant with Stanford University’s Continuing Education Program, Kellogg School of Management and various other clients in the public and non-profit sector.
VP OF ENGINEERING
Leads our technology development at Quantified Communications. 20 years of experience building enterprise analytics software, previously Director of Software Engineering at GXS (now OpenText) and Director of Product Development at BetweenMarkets.
Supports the technology development and user experience efforts at Quantified Communications. Experience in front-end engineering at the Advisory Board Company and GSX (now OpenText).
DESIGNER AND UX DEVELOPER
Supports the technology, web, user experience and design efforts at Quantified Communications. Experience in web design and development at Red Rover and Ithaca College.
Peter Zandan, Ph.D.
CHIEF DATA SCIENTIST
Manages our data analytics at Quantified Communications. Vice Chairman of Hill & Knowlton Global Communications Firm. Founder and CEO of Intelliquest, a publicly traded information firm. Founder and CEO of Zilliant. Ph.D. in Evaluation Research, MBA from University of Texas, Austin.
Steve Murray, Ph.D.
Directs our language analytics efforts at Quantified Communications. Professor at University of San Diego, Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Design.
Carol Flake, Ph.D.
Leads the writing and editing process at Quantified Communications. Previously a founding editor of Vanity Fair, written for national magazines and newspapers like the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, and the New Yorker.
Performs client services, research, data journalism, and product development at Quantified Communications. International business degree from University of New Mexico.
Performs client services, data analytics, data journalism, and content development at Quantified Communications. Economics and computer science degrees from University of New Mexico.
Naddy Sandlin, Ph.D.
Performs analytics, feedback, and coaching at Quantified Communications. Ph.D. in Organizational Communications and Technology from the University of Texas at Austin, Masters in Communications Systems Management, BA in International Business.
Performs client services, communications coaching, and product development at Quantified Communications. Formerly in strategic corporate communications for the CEO at Dell, data analytics and consulting at McKinsey & Company, and helped launched Disney Interactive. MBA from the University of Texas, Austin and BS in Engineering from Stanford University.
Performs data analytics, algorithm development, and communications research at Quantified Communications. Quantitative Methods and Evaluation Ph.D. program at the University of California Berkeley, Masters in Education Policy and Management from Harvard.
Since 2004, Kelly has directed the TED experience, including oversight and selection of all speakers. Kelly also runs TEDActive at TED Conferences. TED is the premiere global set of conferences, devoted to “ideas worth spreading” in the fields of technology, entertainment, and design.
Andy is the Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Cisco Systems. Previously, Managing Director for 18 years at BCG’s San Francisco office, Product Manager at Apple, Stanford MBA, and Princeton Engineering MS.
Davis is the Chairman of Quantified Self Labs, a Distinguished Scholar at MediaX at Stanford, and Co-chair of the President’s Circle of the National Academies in Washington DC. Davis previously co-led Cheskin, a design and research firm, for 30 years.
Mark served as the Chief Strategy and Media Advisor to a former United States President and scores of political campaigns, corporations, and non-profits across the world. A frequent guest on National TV News Shows, Mark was previously on the faculty at Harvard Kennedy School and the Vice Chairman of Public Strategies.
Cassandra has over 20 years of senior executive management experience in human resources, external affairs, and finance at AT&T (formerly SBC). She was previously the Vice Chair of Talent at Hill & Knowlton Global Communications Firm, and serves on multiple public and non-profit boards.
Erik is the CEO of Trendkite. Erik has 20 years of strategic technology development experience, previously as CTO and EVP of Product at Sprinklr./Dachis Group, CTO of Inovis, and Founder and CTO of BetweenMarkets.
James Pennebaker, Ph.D.
Jamie is an internationally recognized social psychologist, the Chair of Psychology Department at the University of Texas at Austin, the author of 10 books including The Secret Life of Pronouns , and ranks among the most cited researchers in psychology and the social sciences. Jamie’s most recent research focuses on how language reflects social and personality processes.
Press. Coverage and use of our research, analytics, and insights.
- THE LOOK OF A LEADER
- 8 POWER POSES THAT WILL MAKE YOU MORE SUCCESSFUL AT WORK
- WHAT’S A TRUE ‘POWER POSE’?
- IS THE BOSS LOOKING AT YOU? YOU’D BETTER HOPE SO
- IS THIS HOW YOU REALLY TALK?
- THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE DECODER
- HOW TO OVERCOME SHYNESS
- WHAT’S IN A WORD? COMPANY GRADES YELLEN, FED CHIEFS COMMUNICATION SKILLS
- HOW TECHNOLOGY IS KILLING EYE CONTACT
- THE SOUND OF YOUR VOICE SPEAKS VOLUMES
- SELF-TRACKING APPS TO HELP YOU QUANTIFY YOURSELF
- OBAMA HAS TO DUMB IT DOWN AT HOFSTRA DEBATE
- WHY LIKABILITY MATTERS MORE AT WORK
- GETTING ATTENTION AND RESPECT, FROM A CHAIR
- THE BEST COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS ARE…
- JUST LOOK ME IN THE EYE ALREADY
- HOW DOES A SUCCESSFUL CEO SOUND?
- BEST, WORST WAYS TO SAY ‘I LOVE YOU’ ON VALENTINE’S DAY