Whitespace Welcomes New Senior Scientist

Sam Leung • May 17, 2022

Alexandria, VA, May 17, 2022 – – Whitespace Ltd. is honored to announce that Dr. Forrest W. Crawford has officially joined our team as our Senior Scientist, where he will provide expert insight in our scientific research pursuits.

Forrest is a mathematician, statistician, and data scientist working to solve the world’s most challenging inferential problems. He has worked in a wide variety of fields, including neuroscience, epidemiology, bioinformatics, human rights, and security. His technical expertise includes statistics, mathematical models, networks, algorithms, stochastic simulation, optimization, and causal inference.Forrest is also a faculty member at Yale University in the departments of Biostatistics, Statistics & Data Science, Operations, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. At Yale, he runs a lab dedicated to research to public health and epidemiology. Forrest has authored more than 60 publications and received the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.Forrest first worked with Whitespace as a consultant to help develop and launch the Data Pandemos project, an initiative to map and track close interpersonal contact during the COVID-19 pandemic using mobile device data.

We are looking forward to Forrest’s keen, analytical mind pushing us into the future as a leader of data-driven analysis.

 


About Whitespace Ltd.

Recognized in 2021 as the most innovative company in Geospatial Intelligence, Whitespace exponentially accelerates speed-to-advantage with powerful analytics, high-cadence data feeds, and human expert-machine teaming. Our intelligence products are rooted in truth data about human activity, delivering reliable indicators of world events. Our decision-advantage platform helps elite security teams monitor crowd surges at live concerts, financial analysts mitigate risk by uncovering unique opportunities in global markets, and enables government officials to better manage public health crises. Whitespace is a Woman-owned Small Business headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. For further information, visit: www.inthewhitespace.com

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