Mark Abdollahian is Chief Executive Officer at ACERTAS and Clinical Professor at the School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University. He focuses on designing and delivering advanced analytics for data driven decisionmaking. His global experience spans national policy, corporate strategy, economic development, finance, public-private partnerships, M&A and business process reengineering. He creates, architects and implements enterprise class data and strategy analytics used by the US government, the World Bank and the United Nations as well as private sector companies worldwide. Dr. Abdollahian is author of dozens of articles and two books on data driven strategy across business, politics and economics, lectures to audiences worldwide and a board member for several private and nonprofit enterprises. In addition to bachelors degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Abdollahian holds a M.A. in Foreign and Defense Policy and a Ph.D. in political economy and Mathematical Modeling from Claremont Graduate University.