Our Team

Executive Leadership

We are a team of experts who are passionate about behavioral science, data-driven analytics, AI, communications and leadership development. By combining our experience and expertise in these areas for our customers, we work together to develop the world's most extraordinary communicators.

Noah Zandan

CEO & Co-founder

Noah is the CEO and co-founder of Quantified Communications, and a pioneer in applying behavioral science to elevating human performance. Under Noah’s leadership, Quantified has become the global standard for developing people’s ability to thrive and excel professionally in a society where extraordinary communication opens the doors to influence, connection, and success. Noah is a best-selling author of Insights into Influence, a book on the strategies, tactics, and secrets of world class leaders. And, he has delivered main-stage TED and TED-Ed Talks with over 12 million views. Noah formerly specialized in quantitative analysis on Wall Street for Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, and for Private Equity firm Brentwood Associates. He has an Economics degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He’s a native of Austin, Texas where he lives with his amazing wife and three incredible kids.

Peter Zandan

Executive Chairman / Chief Data Scientist

Peter leads our data science efforts at Quantified Communications. He is an entrepreneur and expert in the field of data science and analytics. Peter is an investor, board member and executive advisor to numerous for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. and serves as Global Vice Chairman of Hill & Knowlton Communications Firm. Peter founded and was CEO of Intelliquest, a publicly traded information firm. He also founded and and CEO of Zilliant. Peter has a Ph.D. in Evaluation Research and an MBA from University of Texas, Austin.

Erik Huddleston

Board Member

Eric is an active Board Member at Quantified Communications. He was previously the CEO of media analytics firm TrendKite, leading the company through a successful acquisition by Cision PR where he then served as President. Erik is an expert in early-stage company growth, go-to-market strategies, product development, and operational leadership. Before leading TrendKite, he ran Product for Sprinklr after the merger with Social analytics firm Dachis Group. Erik studied at the University of Texas at Austin in the Plan II Honors Program.

Hallie Lynch

Director, Engagements

Hallie brings over 10 years of experience in account and relationship management across industries. Prior to joining QC, Hallie was in the Private Bank of J.P. Morgan. She loves working with executives and organizations to develop leadership and communication skills for today's business environment and workforce expectations. The result is leaders who are able to increase engagement, collaboration, and innovation amongst their employees and key audiences. Hallie has a BA in English from Princeton University, and an MBA from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business.

John McGrew

Director, Customer Success

John brings over a decade of experience leading customer success and customer support teams to Quantified and our customers. He is sharply focused on ensuring enterprise clients realize convincing value and ROI. John most recently launched customer success at Accruent and Club OS. He holds a B.S. from TCU and an MBA from Arizona State University.

Rich Pusateri

VP, Engineering

Rich leads engineering development at Quantified Communications, including our artificial intelligence and machine learning platform. He brings over 20 years of experience in building enterprise analytics and AI software. Before Quantified, Rich was the VP of engineering at Wisegate (acquired by 451) and held engineering leadership positions at Rackspace, IronStratus (acquired by Gemalto) and QuickArrow (acquired by Netsuite).

Advisory Board Members

Kelly Stoetzel

Head of Conferences at TED

Ethan Burris, Ph.D.

Head Of Center For Leadership & Ethics, University of Texas, Google Scholar in People Analytics

Mark Mckinnon

Chief Media Advisor to 2 U.S. Presidents, Creator of Showtime Series The Circus

James Pennebaker, Ph.D.

Head of Psychology Department at University of Texas, world-renowned researcher in computational linguistics

Cassandra Carr

Senior Executive in HR And Talent, AT&T

Brett Hurt

CEO and Founder, Data.World, Previously Co-Founder and CEO of Bazaarvoice through IPO

Julie Goonewardene

Chief Innovation & Human Resources Officer, University of Texas System

Mark Leiter

Former Chief Strategy Officer at Nielsen

Davis Masten

Chairman, Quantified Self Labs, Stanford Media-X

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