Kyle is a Senior Research Associate with a background in data science and data architecture within the context of California Community College, California K12, and Economic data systems. Kyle’s primary focus is on the consistency and accuracy of WestEd’s dashboard projects, working collaboratively with its partners to ensure a quality product. Kyle enjoys working on technical problem solving, and has worked to develop an efficient data architecture to increase the repeatability and sustainability of both the development and coordination of the LaunchBoard suite of dashboards. Since joining WestEd, he has also brought a strong analytical focus to WestEd’s data testing protocols. His experience with the California educational data systems along with his former role as a financial advisor provides a unique background to serve as a subject matter expert in the areas of educational and workforce trend data. Kyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics, and a Certificate of Data Analytics, both from the University of California, Davis.