Alden is a Data Engineer at Enigma in New York City, where he builds and implements software to capture, enhance, and connect private and public data. He holds an M.S. in Computational Analysis and Public Policy from the University of Chicago, a joint Computer Science and Policy degree housed in the Harris School. His work bridges the gap between technology and traditionally non-tech sectors like public policy through data enablement and machine learning.
His previous work includes a project with after school programs in Chicago on ensuring student data privacy through a private blockchain; assessing the use of NLP methods for detecting fake news articles; an early-intervention system for Johnson County, KS criminal justice system with Data Science for Social Good; and early stage data ethics and modeling work for a crime analytics startup.
To get in touch, please use the connect link below. You can find additional work on his github and some of his writing (both code-related and not) on medium.