Lindsay Mollineaux joined the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics is an Quantitative Analyst. She specializes in leveraging New York City data to support citywide strategy in economic development, and infrastructure investment. Prior to joining MODA, Lindsay held positions in the research departments of the International Monetary Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), where she co-authored papers published in the Annual Review of Financial Economics and the FRBNY Policy Review. Lindsay graduated from Brown University with departmental honors in Economics.
Nicholas O'Brien is the Acting Director for the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics. Previously, Nick worked in the New York City Office of Management and Budget. He has extensive experience in New York City government having worked for the Department of Education, and interned at the Department of Sanitation. Nick holds a MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a BS from the State University of New York at Syracuse University. He is responsible for day-to-day management of the Office, including data acquisition, compliance, and budget and vendor management. He oversees the development of DataBridge, the Citywide data sharing platform, and leads the City's Open Data initiative.
Aida Shoydokova is the Chief Programmer for the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics. She was formally trained as a mathematician and holds an MSc degree in Applied Mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University. Over the course of her career she transformed into a data junkie. Aida uses programming, statistical, and analytical approaches (and sometimes some voodoo) to make sense of data to answer the most pressing problems of the city and agencies.
Logan Werschky is a Special Advisor to the Chief Analytics Officer for the City of New York. She joined MODA after serving on the transition team for the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations (HRO), which was established after Hurricane Sandy. As the Director of Research, Reporting + Analysis, she led the development of the City's model for estimating storm-related housing damage, quantifying repair need, and ultimately guiding the initial allocation of $700 million in federal disaster funds for housing. Prior to the Mayor's Office, she held positions at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and at the New York practice of Richard Meier & Partners Architects. Logan is responsible for developing and executing citywide analytics strategy and technology management, particularly in areas of housing policy and disaster recovery. She holds a MSc in Regional and Urban Planning from the London School of Economics and BA in Economics from Smith College.