Samantha Kappagoda and David K.A. Mordecai Appointed to Leadership Positions of American Bar Association SciTech Section Committees
Risk Economics is pleased to announce that Samantha Kappagoda and David K.A. Mordecai have been appointed to leadership positions of the American Bar Association (ABA) SciTech Section Committees. Samantha Kappagoda has been newly appointed as Vice-Chair of the Big Data Committee, and Vice-Chair of the Internet of Things Committee. She was reappointed, and continues to
David K.A. Mordecai Participated in Demo Day 2022 for FinTech Innovation Lab
David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in Demo Day 2022 for FinTech Innovation Lab (FTIL) on June 24, 2022, as Scientist-in-Residence for FTIL. FTIL is an accelerator platform for early and growth stage technology firms, organized by the Partnership Fund for New York City, in conjunction with Accenture and a consortium of venture capital firms and global financial institutions.
David Mordecai Joins the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Faculty
Risk Economics is pleased to announce that David K.A. Mordecai has been invited to join the faculty at his alma mater, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. As Adjunct Professor of Econometrics and Statistics, he will be teaching a foundational graduate-level course in business statistics in the Autumn 2022 quarter. David K.A. Mordecai,
David K.A. Mordecai Presented at Discrimination in the 21st Century: Fostering Conversations Across Fields
David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics was invited to present at the conference Discrimination in the 21st Century: Fostering Conversations Across Fields. The event was co-hosted on May 6-7, 2022 by the Becker Friedman Institute and the Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State at Chicago Booth, University of Chicago.
Compass Lexecon Announces “Renowned Economist, Dr. David K.A. Mordecai, Reafﬁliates With Compass Lexecon”
Compass Lexecon has announced that Dr. David K.A. Mordecai is reaffiliating with Compass Lexecon. In the email announcement circulated today, Daniel R. Fischel, Chairman and President at Compass Lexecon commented, “We are thrilled to welcome David back to the firm. With nearly four decades of direct industry experience across a range of commercial sectors and
Samantha Kappagoda was Invited to Speak at the University of Toronto
Samantha Kappagoda was invited to speak at the University of Toronto on January 19, 2022. She addressed the attendees on leadership in an international context. Samantha Kappagoda is Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics. She is an active University of Toronto alumnus, currently serving on the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship committee. Samantha earned an M.A. in Economics with concentrations