Noah Zandan
CEO / CO-FOUNDER
arrow iconWe 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.
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Noah Zandan
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.
Jeff Helfgott
DIRECTOR 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.
Briar Goldberg
PRACTICE LEAD, EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS
Leads our executive communications practice and coaching efforts 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.
Tom Aydelotte
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.
Marissa Sternberg
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
Leads our marketing efforts at Quantified Communications. Formerly a senior marketer at social analytics software company, Spredfast and global strategic branding firm, Siegel+Gale. MS in Integrated Marketing from New York University, BS in Marketing from Bentley University.
Robert Ludke
SPECIALIST, CORPORATE AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMUNICATIONS
Provides strategic guidance to clients on corporate communications, governance and sustainability best practices at Quantified Communications. Over 20 years of government relations and corporate communications experience, most recently as SVP at Hill+Knowlton Strategies. MA in American Politics from The Catholic University of America, BS from Marquette University.
Maegan Stephens, Ph.D.
Maegan Stephens, Ph.D.
SPECIALIST, EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS
Performs analytics, feedback, and coaching at Quantified Communications. Ph.D. in Philosophy and Communications from the University of Texas at Austin, Masters in Communications Studies, BA in Speech Communication and Theatre.
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.
Carol Flake, Ph.D.
CHIEF EDITOR
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.
Carrie Goldberger
DATA ANALYST
Performs client services, research, data journalism, and product development at Quantified Communications. International business degree from University of New Mexico.
Gabe Rodriguez
UI DEVELOPER
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).
Valerie Gomez
UX DESIGNER
Leads our user experience work at Quantified Communications. Formerly a user experience lead at Spredfast/Mass Relevance and a senior interaction designer at Frog Design.
Jen Caven
Jen Caven
SPECIALIST, BOARD COMMUNICATIONS
Performs client services, board presentation creation, visual presentation development, and communications coaching 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.
Ryan Kelly
DATA ANALYST
Performs client services, data analytics, data journalism, and content development at Quantified Communications. Economics and computer science degrees from University of New Mexico.
Cindy Blanco
RESEARCH ANALYST
Conducts acoustic analyses and develops research-driven metrics and benchmarks for Quantified Communications. Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin.
Jason Mielens
RESEARCH ANALYST
Develops and improves existing natural language processing (NLP) metrics and models of content for Quantified Communications. Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin.
Matt Modrowski
INTERACTIVE DESIGNER
Supports the technology, web, user experience and design efforts at Quantified Communications. Experience in web design and development at Red Rover and Ithaca College.
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Stephanie Dailey, Ph.D.
SPECIALIST, EXECUTIVE COMMS
Performs analytics, feedback, and coaching at Quantified Communications. Ph.D. in Communications Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, Masters in Organizational Communications, BA in Communications and Psychology.
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Laurie Frick
DATA ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE
A data artist exploring patterns of data visualization. Holds an MFA from the New York Studio School, an MBA from the University of Southern California, and studies at New York University’s ITP program. Recently featured in The Atlantic.

 

Kelly Stoetzel
ADVISOR
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 Blackburn
ADVISOR
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 Masten
ADVISOR
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 McKinnon
ADVISOR
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 Carr
ADVISOR
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 Huddleston
ADVISOR
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.
ADVISOR
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.
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