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Vivek Pai

Vivek Pai

Predictive and Advanced Analytics

Kelley Blue Book

Irvine, CA

Experienced Quantitative Economist

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Kelley Blue Book

Principal

• Present complex analyses and communicate findings to product, engineering, and executive teams.
• Lead advanced analytics projects and initiatives across Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Product lines of business.
• Develop business and product strategy.
• Work with product teams to formulate testing plans, measurement and analysis of A/B and multivariate tests, and develop statistical models for test analyses.
• Construct statistical and financial models to predict the outcome of proposed projects and provide data-driven recommendations to executive team.
• Work with stake-holders to identify and develop key performance metrics and benchmarks related to user behavior, user segmentation, and user retention.
• Manage statistical models to predict vehicle values.
• Analyze and optimize search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns.
• Create metrics to support sales attribution to KBB.com advertising.

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University of California, Irvine

Researcher

• Contracted to develop models to determine value and quality of life payments for the Veteran’s Administration, utilizing Census, Labor, Health, and Disability data.
• Performed statistical analysis and data modeling on 30+ GB data sets utilizing SAS, Stata, SPSS, Eviews, C, Matlab and Excel to create data models for analysis.
• Conducted research on business strategy, competition, and public policy problems and proposed solutions based on statistical and theoretical analyses.
• Worked on projects spanning technology, energy, healthcare, and transportation industries.

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Oliver Wyman Group / NERA Economic Consulting

Senior Economist, Litigation & Applied Economics

• Manage $20,000-$300,000 complex quantitative and qualitative data-driven economic analysis projects for $1.5M-$60B Internet, Technology, Industrial, Professional Services, Finance, Real Estate, and Transportation clients.
• Manage and coach teams of 6 - 10 staff on economic analyses and financial modeling.
• Perform statistical analysis and data and predictive modeling on 1+ TB data sets.
• Direct research on business strategy, competition, and public policy problems and proposed solutions based on statistical and theoretical analyses.
• Author expert reports and support experts in preparing for deposition and trial testimony.
• Generate and identify new business leads and opportunities while expanding opportunities with existing clients.
• Deliver internal training and mentor junior staff in developing skills and capabilities.
• Develop external network of clients.
• Prepare and deliver marketing programs, including proposals/presentations.
• Facilitate and participate in internal and client-facing meetings.
• Author industry white papers and present at industry conferences as subject matter expert.

Career medium 06
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Career medium 05

Deloitte

Economist

• Manage $20,000-$200,000 complex quantitative and qualitative data-driven economic analysis projects for $1.5M-$60B Health Care, Technology, Consumer Products, Media, and Transportation clients.
• Identified ~5% improvement in bottom line results for a major consumer product company via cost segmentation analysis.
• Construct DCF and Comparative models to determine fair market value of Tangible and In-Tangible goods and services as well as debt instruments and stock options.
• Assess client business risks through extensive industry, economic, financial, and market research.
• Participate in extensive financial and operational due diligence sessions and interacted with C-level executives and management.
• Create growth forecasts, statistical, and econometric models for use in litigation projects.
• Prepare and support experts in preparing for deposition and trial testimony.
• Manage and coach junior staff on economic analyses and financial modeling.
• Author industry white papers and present at industry conferences as subject matter expert.

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Parv Networks, Inc

Owner

• Directed daily operations of online application / managed service provider.
• Defined business and system requirements in collaboration with client managers.
• Handled all aspects of project management from inception through completion, which included completing the project within allotted time frames and budgetary constraints.
• Formulated financial and business models.
• Maintained business and financial data and managed all accounting transactions.

Career medium 05
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Career medium 04

MAC Investment Group

Co-founder, Managing Partner

• Manage daily operations for investment group.
• Achieved annualized portfolio returns in excess of 30%.
• Synthesized large volumes of qualitative and quantitative business and financial data to develop equity and derivative portfolio and trading strategies.
• Conducted DCF and Comparative valuation studies to determine fair market value of equities to be included in portfolios.
• Utilized Monte Carlo simulations to model portfolio risk.

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Navigant Consulting

Consultant

Career medium 03

Axegen, Inc

Co-Founder

• Directed operations of a global software consulting and led North American operations for 200+ staff business technology consulting firm.
• Grew revenue by average of 30% annually by creating and implementing strategic business plans.
• Served as primary business developer; maintained and grew business relationships with over 200 clients.
• Managed $5K-$1.5M projects and on- and off-shore teams of 3 - 20 staff.
• Performed gap analysis, identified areas of risk, and defined strategies to improve business growth.

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Columbia University in the City of New York

MS, Operations Research/Finanacial Engineering

Cornell University

BA, Economics

University of California, Irvine

PhD, Economics