Aaron is a data scientist, software developer, and mathematician. He received his PhD in Mathematics from UC Berkeley in 2011. Prior to co-founding Amplisal, Aaron was a senior machine learning scientist at Amazon, and a senior data scientist at ID Analytics. He currently holds a faculty position in Data Science at UC San Diego
Josh is an economist with expertise in labor, health, and innovation economics. He received his PhD in Economics from UC Berkeley in 1998. Josh has served as a policy advisor to governments and firms across the globe, and prior to co-founding Amplisal, he held a faculty position at Columbia University and served as a senior economist on the White House Council of Economic Advisors. He currently serves as the Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations at UC San Diego.
Liz is an expert on technology and innovation strategy, labor economics, and organizational economics. She received her PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Toronto in 2014. Prior to co-founding Amplisal, Liz was the inaugural associate director of The Creative Destruction Lab in Toronto. She has served as an advisor to early-stage start-ups throughout Canada and in San Diego and currently holds a faculty position in management and policy at UC San Diego.
Sean is a data analyst and financial specialist. He received his MA in International Affairs from UC San Diego in 2018, and his Bachelor’s in Business Economics from UCLA in 2013. Prior to co-founding Amplisal, Sean worked in investment management and in the non-profit sector advising small organizations around the world.