Mitch Eggers, Ph.D.
Mitch brings a broad range of experience to his position as Chief Scientist.
Mitch has built and analyzed large international datasets for more than 25 years while holding senior positions in operations, technology, product development, and data science at Lightspeed. Prior to Lightspeed, he worked in early-stage technology companies and multinational organizations. Mitch was an early investor in a secure private networking company that was sold to a NASDAQ 100 company. He worked at GMI during extended periods of rapid growth and multiple rounds of funding and helped grow the organization’s revenue over 100 fold prior to the Company’s sale to Lightspeed. He designed the Company’s project management application, methodologically sound routers, sophisticated sampling techniques and the online Honesty Detector solution which was awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,639,816 in 2017.
Early in his career, Mitch was a Research Demographer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva, Switzerland, where he built large international datasets based on national statistical office data archives of multiple Western and Central European countries.
Mitch earned his Ph.D. in 1990 at the University of Pennsylvania, and has co-authored several published research articles in leading peer-reviewed journals and he holds patents relevant in the market research industry.