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David K.A. Mordecai

Board of Governors

Co-Managing Member, Numerati® Partners, LLC, RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics, Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences NYU, and Co-Founder, Risk Economics, Inc.

David K.A. Mordecai is President and co-founder of Risk Economics, Inc., a New York City based advisory firm, which specializes in the application of computational economics to the proprietary development and scalable implementation of robust modeling and data analytic frameworks for valuation, strategic and systemic risk analysis, and dynamic asset-liability management.

Since November 2013, he was appointed and continues to serve as the Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab.

He has served as an adjunct instructor of applied mathematics at Courant, and for the NYU Center for Data Science. In 2014, he was appointed the Course Director to lead the NYUCDS Capstone graduate applied research program in its inaugural year. He is also associated with the NYU Social Media and Political Participation Lab (SMaPP), an interdisciplinary collaboration that researches the relationships between social media and political behavior.

He earned a PhD with concentrations in Econometrics/Mathematical Statistics and Economics/Industrial Organization from the University of Chicago, and an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business.

David was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Risk Finance a quarterly peer-reviewed research periodical, which addresses topics in financial risk intermediation. David has served as a member of the board of directors of Scenic Hudson. He is also a member of the leadership council of Black Rock Forest Consortium, a 4,000-acre natural living laboratory for field-based scientific research and education, operated by a consortium of twenty-three colleges and universities, public and independent schools, and scientific and cultural institutions.