Data Science + Social Science + Labor & Employment Law
Zev J. Eigen is an internationally recognized expert in data science and predictive analytics as applied to HR, labor & employment law, and contracts. He was named one of “40 Under 40” Rising Legal Stars by the National Law Journal, and has significant experience applying artificial intelligence (“machine learning”) algorithms, econometrics and statistics to HR and legal strategic decision making.
This year, he was honored as one of the 10 most innovative lawyers in North America by the Financial Times. Zev was also named as FastCase 50 winner for his cutting-edge work in HR Tech and data science.
Zev is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Edge Analytics, which runs and operates Syndio. Syndio is the world’s best platform for gathering and analyzing relational data about how work gets done at organizations.
He also serves as the Global Director of Data Analytics at Littler Mendelson, the world’s largest labor & employment law firm. Littler was recently awarded “Client Service Innovator of the Year.” He leads a team of data scientists in constructing predictive models and building software solutions to HR, labor, employment and litigation focused problems. Click here to learn more about the firm’s Big Data Initiative.
Here’s a link to the first of a series of podcasts on artificial intelligence, predictive analytics in HR and Law: Big Data Podcasts with Zev Eigen
Dr. Eigen earned his Ph.D. from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. As a former professor, his research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, Harvard Law School, MIT, and private sources such as Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. He holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School and a B.S. from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (with honors).
Click HERE for a downloadable PDF of Zev’s curriculum vitae.
Zev was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, and grew up in SoHo in New York City. He’s also lived in Ithaca, NY, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Hawai’i, Boston, and Chicago.
Email: zeveigen [at] gmail [dot] [com].