- Two years conducting research across multiple industries
- Previously a Research Analyst at Emerald X, a B2B trade show host
- Four years of applied statistics experience
As a Research Analyst at Dotdash Meredith, Shanker is tasked with formulating evaluation criteria for various projects, as well as overseeing the data collection, analysis, and verification processes.
His background in applied statistics has equipped him with both the tools and logical framework necessary to develop, refine, and execute research methodologies. Shanker believes that the best, most meaningful content is generated when utilizing both quantitative and qualitative techniques in research and delivery.
Shanker received a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Statistics from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. The curriculum included programming (Python, SQL, SAS, R) for business analysis, learning about various statistical tests and models, and delving into predictive analytics.
As an extracurricular, he did pro bono consulting for local organizations in the Charlottesville area.
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