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Matthew Gaertner

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

Principal Research Scientist, SRI International. Previously Senior Research Scientist, Pearson. Georgetown grad.

Principal Research Scientist, SRI International. Previously Senior Research Scientist, Pearson. Georgetown grad.

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Lumina Foundation
Testive
Crispin Porter + Bogusky
University of Colorado Boulder
The College Board

Positions

Principal Research Scientist SRI International January 2016 - present
Senior Research Scientist Pearson March 2014 - December 2015
Research Scientist Pearson June 2012 - March 2014
Associate Research Scientist Pearson June 2011 - May 2012
Doctoral Candidate University of Colorado Boulder August 2006 - May 2011
Research Scientist American Institutes for Research June 2000 - July 2006
Research Assistant The Urban Institute June 1997 - August 1998

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder Psychometrics, Applied Statistics 2006 - 2011
Georgetown University Psychology, English 1996 - 2000
QOHS 1992 - 1996

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Higher Education

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Amy Farley
They're my school  •  Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership, University of Cincinnati. University of Oregon grad.
Matt is smart, kind, and dedicated. Every time I've collaborated with him, it's made my work better.
Ben Domingue
They're my school  •  Assistant Professor, Stanford University. Previously Consultant, BDC LLC & Chordatum LLC. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Matt is an expert in educational policy and measurement and a hell of a fun guy.
Derek Briggs
They're my advisor  •  Professor, University of Colorado Boulder. University of California, Berkeley grad.
He is thoughtful and conscientious and though still early in career has a wealth of experience to draw upon. Very hard-working role model. A ... lso is self--deprecating with a great sense of humor.
Alexander Subert
We worked together  •  Associate Dean and Director of Admission MBA-P, Willamette University MBA. University of Oregon grad. University of Oregon grad.
Matt is a superlative researcher, statistician, and analyst. In this capacity, his ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex, de ... nse, and inaccessible material to lay audiences is unmatched. He is a very skilled writer and orator. Additionally, his breadth and depth of experience and knowledge make him an invaluable contributor in a variety of different contexts and roles. He consistently adds value through his high-quality work, strong interpersonal skills, and superior intellect.
Lorelle L. Espinosa
We worked together  •  Assistant Vice President for Policy Research and Strategy, American Council on Education. Previously Senior Analyst, Abt Associates.
Analytical mind, clear thinker, great communicator, entrepreneurial
Kimberly O'Malley
We worked together  •  Senior Vice President, Pearson. Previously Vice President of Research, Pearson. University of Houston grad. University of Houston grad.
He is crazy smart, creative, and capable. He consistently delivers on time and well above expectations. I have the utmost respect for his wo ... rk.
Ed Wiley
They're my advisor  •  Chief Data Scientist; DVP Pricing, Sears Holdings Corporation and Volunteer, Statistics Without Borders. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
Matt is that rare data scientist who has a solid balance between soft and hard skills. Not only can he get his hands dirty in the data, but ... can also appreciate the contextual nuances that shape use and interpretation of quantitative methods.
Leslie Keng
We worked together  •  Principal Research Scientist, Pearson. Previously Technical Trainer, Trilogy. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Matt is knowledgeable, personable, passionate, and willing to go the extra mile to help others succeed.

Derek Briggs
We worked together  •  Professor, University of Colorado Boulder. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Derek has quickly established himself as an international thought leader in educational assessment. His insistence upon rigorous research se ... ts him apart. Derek is a great teacher, he's assiduous, and he has a genuine concern for improving lives through learning.

Ed Wiley
We worked together  •  Chief Data Scientist; DVP Pricing, Sears Holdings Corporation and Volunteer, Statistics Without Borders. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
It's unusual to find someone with a mind as inquisitive and a style so communicative as Ed. His quantitative analytical skills are impressiv ... e, but it's his ability to communicate sophisticated research concepts to a variety of audiences that distinguishes Ed. He's also a fantastic teacher -- fully committed to building peers' understanding of complex methodologies.