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Erik’s Resume

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SUMMARY

An analytical, fast learner with 3+ years of data experience (analytics, statistics, modeling, programming). Proficient in analyzing data to uncover trends. Detail-orientated with superior organization skills, used to balancing multiple projects, deadlines, and requests. Seeking to bring fast, intelligent data-driven solutions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Digit.co, San Francisco, CA
Data Analyst, Growth (August 2017 – Present)

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Analyze test results (SQL, Excel, Statistics)
  • Conduct A|B Tests
  • Find unoptimized product features that can be improved
  • Uncover and destroy bugs

Highlights:

  • Paid Acquisition: created programmatically optimized Facebook ad sets to achieve the lowest CPA while maximizing the number of new users acquired using statistical methods
  • Funnel Optimization: created statistical models to determine where the most impact could be made and implemented tests within those funnel steps
  • Referral Program: created predictive referral model and used it to improve referral program metrics by focusing on tests that matter
  • 1-Day Retention: uncovered leading indicators to answer why users churn within the first hour
  • Product failures: uncovered various failures in product features that have been going on for months and worked with engineers to implement a fix (message queue failure, feature delays, users in stuck state)

Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, CA
Systems Engineer II (May 2015 – August 2017)

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Obtain spacecraft data (SQL)
  • Clean spacecraft data (SQL or Excel)
  • Explore spacecraft data (Excel)
  • Model spacecraft data (MATLAB)
  • Analyze & interpret spacecraft data (MATLAB)

Highlights:

  • DoD Air Force satellite data analysis: extracted, cleaned, and analyzed data sets to ensure satellites were functioning properly (power, thermal)
  • Founding member of Digital Twin, a simulator to create visualization and analysis for ground controllers

Rogne Industries, San Francisco, CA
Founder (January 2013 – Present)

  • Umbrella corporation for various entrepreneurial ventures; ImportPanda (online instructor), Pulse Fitness Gear (fitness accessories), ErikRogne.com (blog), Rog’s Repair (electronic device repair), Rezerv (app, parking platform)
  • Developed marketing strategy for Rezerv around the target consumer whose pain points were being solved with our service. These consumer groups were identified by market research (surveys, statistics, studies, reports). The market strategies chosen (ads, sponsors, philanthropy, referral) were backed by financial modeling in order to maximize buzz around the business operations (Los Angeles) and minimize cost
  • Designed UI optimized wireframe for Rezerv to pass the look and feel of the mobile application onto development
  • Developed and filmed an in-depth, step-by-step instructed guide about how to import products from China; which was failing miserably until key marketing skills were used to revamp the entire course copy
  • Reduced the cost of iPhone screen repairs from $250 to $75 by establishing business relationships with manufacturers driving up ROI and increasing inbound traffic to Rog’s Repair

Boston Scientific Neuromodulation, Valencia, CA
Mechanical Engineer Intern (June 2014 – August 2014)

  • Product worked on: Spinal Cord Stimulator (mitigates chronic pain)
  • Presented proposal for implementation of a lean manufacturing process design change to company executives that would reduce helium usage to 48% and increase success yield from 83% to 95%, saving a minimum of $50,000 each year
  • Designed and conducted experiments, analyzed datasets, and ran statistical tests to improve affordability
  • Helped identify the root cause of an issue during the manufacturing process of a new component, and modified the machine script to alleviate the problem
  • Designed parts using SolidWorks & quickly prototyped them using 3D printing

iTradeNetwork, Pleasanton, CA
Software Engineer Intern (June 2013 – August 2013)

  • Supply chain management department
  • Programmed testing scripts that collected alpha failure data
  • Analyzed data collected by the script to determine the root cause of the failure

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

SQL

R A|B Testing Data Mining MATLAB
Statistical Analysis

Advanced Excel

Tableau Business Strategy

Python

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Delta Analytics, San Francisco, CA
Consultant (January 2017 – July 2017)

  • Data consultant for the non-profit, Technoserve, tasked with taking all of their data, creating a data structure, and analyzing key metrics to inform success or failure of their intervention with 3rd world businesses
  • Created a Tableau dashboard for the visualization of data metrics

 

EDUCATION

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, minor in Applied Mathematics (May 2016)

  • GPA: 3.5/4.0
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Vice President of Finance – Created an income statement, balance sheet, and a statement of cash flows for the fiscal year; giving full transparency to the members where money flows

General Assembly, London
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (January 2016)

  • Selected for a rigorous bootcamp taught by successful leaders in large multinational companies and seasoned entrepreneurs, providing insights from their experience and guiding us to create a product of our own
  • The entrepreneurship bootcamp focused in the fields of product management, web development programming, UX design, marketing, and sales

 

PERSONAL

Podcasts Investing Traveling
Absorb an hour worth of podcasts every morning ranging from daily news to cryptocurrency Actively manage my own investment portfolio averaging an annualized return of 18.8% Avid adventure junkie, having traveled to 30 different countries
Bicycling Hackathons Blogging
Road or mountain, you can find me on a bike; clocking in at least 50 miles a week In my quest for continuous learning, these events allow me to network with individuals that I would otherwise never meet and learn from them, as well as creating awesome new products! I never liked writing, being a blogger would be the last thing I saw myself doing! I find joy in writing and sharing my story with others