Jeff Asher is a co-founder of AH Datalytics. As a public safety analyst with the New Orleans City Council, Jeff has pioneered data visualizations to provide the public with unique insights into the city’s criminal justice system. Before launching AH Datalytics, Jeff served as a crime analyst for the City of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, and prior to that he worked as an analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency and Department of Defense. Jeff’s analyses have appeared nationally on data journalism website FiveThirtyEight, The New York Times, Slate, and more. Jeff holds a MA from George Washington University.
Ben Horwitz is co-founder of AH Datalytics. Ben developed the nationally recognized Management Analytics for Excellence (MAX) which provides a comprehensive data environment for rigorous police management in the areas of crime, community policing, consent decree compliance, and other management topics. He has also built numerous other publicly available dashboards and data visualizations, including a real-time operational and investigative report platform for the New Orleans Police Department. Ben holds an MS in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University with a focus on data analysis and information systems.