CONTACT​

SKILLS
 

Adobe Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere
Avid | Axure | Balsamiq | MATLAB
R Programming | SolidWorks | SQL

Hebrew (basic) | Spanish (intermediate)

INTERESTS
 

eSports | Fashion | Hip-Hop and Modern Dance | Photography

Travel (visited all contiguous US states during two road trips)

Ramen | Space  

EDUCATION
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Stern School of Business | Tisch School of the Arts
Master of Business Administration | Master of Fine Arts
Specialization in Entertainment, Media and Technology Filmmaking, Writer-Director

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  • Story Mining and Supply Scholar - Merit-Based Partial Scholarship

  • Entertainment & Media Immersion Program with Time Warner - Selected to complete consulting project for Turner

  • Diversity Equity Belonging and Inclusion (DEBI) Committee - Elected as Third Year Representative 

New York, NY

May 2020 | 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
​​Major: Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics​ | Minor: Engineering Entrepreneurship
  • Wesley A. Stanger, Jr. Scholarship Winner: Selected representative of Union County, NJ for the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 2012.

  • Activities here.

Philadelphia, PA
May 2012

KENT PLACE SCHOOL
  • Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society (President), Ventures Scholar, National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar, Varsity Soccer, Track, and Lacrosse​​.

  • Completed LEAD Business Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, studying business and managing a hypothetical stock portfolio.

 

Summit, NJ

June 2008

FILMMAKING
Broken Bird (2020 short film)

Writer, Director, Editor, Producer

  • 2020 Berlin International Film Festival, 2020 SXSW, 2020 Atlanta Film Festival (Award: Filmmaker to Watch), 2020 Bentonville Film Festival (Award: Best Short Film), Indy Shorts (Award: Best Directorial Debut)

Sundance 2020 Blackhouse Fellow 

  • One of ten MFA students selected to assist the Blackhouse Foundation with events and programming throughout the festival, interacting with experienced filmmakers and learning about industry trends.

Park City, UT
January 2020

The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018 feature film)

Additional Swing

  • 2018 Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner

Post-Production Coordinator for Carol Dysinger, Oscar-Winning Documentary Director
  • Assisted Carol as she completed VO and editing on two documentaries about her time in Afghanistan studying war, the US involvement in foreign affairs, and the role of women.

New York, NY
Summer 2019

EXPERIENCE
A24
Data Strategy and Acquisition Intern

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  • Supported home entertainment and delivery teams with data projects

  • Optimized acquisition and distribution through digitalization and workflow analysis

New York, NY

2017 - 2018

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Presidential Innovation Fellow
  • Interviewed veterans nationwide about motivations for joining military and experiences with VA, common themes in their narratives informed product design and service delivery

  • Led contracting, marketing and managed $100K budget for Open Data Roundtable and analytics Summit with VA leaders and data and healthcare experts to inform MyVA policy and Secretary McDonald’s Strategic Plan

  • Co-authored paper identifying strategies for enterprise data stewardship and mapping analyst insights to business needs

  • Shaped Policing Data Initiative playbook to increase police transparency within their communities

  • Panelist at White House events: “The State of STEM,” “Women & Girls in STEM Roundtable” with Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Dr. Jo Handelsman and Sally Jewell, and co-hosted “We the Geeks” to increase minority representation in STEM

Washington, D.C.
2014 - 2015

The New York Times

Manager, Mobile Analytics

  • ​Analyzed cross-platform usage with WebTrends, Localytics, Excel, Tableau and Google Analytics to better engage with targeted audience segments

  • Designed performance metrics and issued insights to newsroom, development and marketing teams during the Sochi Olympics, World Cup, rebranding of The International New York Times and real-time events

  • Won Publisher’s Award for cross-department collaboration improving app payment mechanism and conversion rates

New York, NY
2013 - 2014

Ipreo

Mobile Product Analyst

  • Designed mobile platform for financial service transactions, and delivered white-label version to J.P. Morgan

  • Collaborated with product managers and developers to prioritize requirements and evaluate enhancements

New York, NY
Nov. 2012 - Sept. 2013

SSI Health

​Business Technology Analyst

  • Built software for physicians to manage clinical practice and electronic health records.

  • Conducted product demonstrations, created marketing brochures and developed practice websites.

Jersey City, NJ
July 2012 - Oct. 2012

Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania
Neuropsychiatry and Brain Behavior Laboratory (Dr. Ruben Gur)
Computerized Neurocognitive Battery (CNB) Programming Intern
  • Converted the web-based CNB, a series of computerized tests measuring accuracy and speed of performance in major domains of cognition, to Hebrew for administration in Israel.

Philadelphia, PA
Aug. 2011 – Apr. 2012

Skanska
Mechanical Engineering Intern
  • Drafted bids with the Head Project Engineer for renovation of U.N. and MetLife Stadium.

New York, NY | East Rutherford, NJ
June – Sept. 2010 | May – Aug. 2009

UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES + LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
 
CityStep

Head Choreographer

  • Worked with elementary school classes on dance performances.

  • Served on the Graduate Board, helping build CityStep in Trenton.

Oct. 2008 – Sept. 2014

The Walk Magazine

Blog Coordinator

  • Created SEEN ON THE WALK, blog covering aspiring student designers and street-style.

Sept. 2010 - May 2012

Hexagon Senior Society

Vice President

Mar. 2011 - May 2012

Université de Technologie de Compiègne
  • Completed French language and culture study abroad program.

Aug. - Sept. 2009 

Maimonides Leaders Fellowship
  • Attended seminars related to Jewish tradition at Penn and in Israel.

 

Oct. 2009 - Dec. 2010

Alpha Chi Omega Sorority

Jan. 2009 - May 2012

Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity

Mar. 2011 - May 2012 

Friars Senior Society

 

Oct. 2011 - Present