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Amy Sheon, PhD, MPH

Executive Director of Case Western Reserve University’s Urban Health Initiative

April Urban, M.S.S.A from Case Western Reserve University, is a research associate specializing in property research and consultation, focusing on code enforcement, foreclosure and REO properties and works closely with the community development industry to provide data and technical assistance in neighborhood stabilization. She most enjoys projects where she can work to aid communities in building their capacity to work with data, helping teach them how to use information to improve their practices and better the lives of people impacted by their work. She currently serves on the board of FutureHeights and volunteers with Open Cleveland, Cleveland’s Code for America brigade.


April Urban

April Urban

M.S.S.A from Case Western Reserve University

April Urban, M.S.S.A from Case Western Reserve University, is a research associate specializing in property research and consultation, focusing on code enforcement, foreclosure and REO properties and works closely with the community development industry to provide data and technical assistance in neighborhood stabilization. She most enjoys projects where she can work to aid communities in building their capacity to work with data, helping teach them how to use information to improve their practices and better the lives of people impacted by their work. She currently serves on the board of FutureHeights and volunteers with Open Cleveland, Cleveland’s Code for America brigade.


Cal Al-Dhubaib

Cal Al-Dhubaib

Data Scientist in Residence at DigitalC

Cal Al-Dhubaib is a Data Scientist in Residence at DigitalC. In this role, he helps develop data science curriculum for professional training. Cal’s experience in analytics includes work for oil giant Saudi Aramco’s hospital network, founder of precision-medicine startup Triple Analytics, and partner in a data science firm Pandata. He has won multiple awards for innovation in predictive modeling and business management over the last five years, and is Case Western University’s first data science graduate.


Adam Hecktman

Director of Technology and Civic Innovation ,Chicago and Cleveland Microsoft Corporation

Adam J. Hecktman is Microsoft’s Director of Technology and Civic Innovation for Chicago and Cleveland.   In this capacity, Adam helps the cities’ civic leaders – and the communities they serve – use cutting-edge ideas around technology to solve the city’s biggest challenges. He provides guidance on the key issues and opportunities facing neighborhoods and communities today and in the future.Prior to this role, Adam was the Director of the Microsoft Technology Center – Chicago, helping organizations maximize business value and ensure long-term success when facing their toughest business challenges and opportunities. He has been with Microsoft in Chicago since 1991. Prior to Microsoft, Adam was a consultant for Accenture.


Ellen Shafer

Ellen Shafer

Ellen’s expertise is in designing learning and coaching solutions that result in more rewarding people interactions and more productivity on the job. Ellen brings a fresh approach to the training and development experience. She is skilled in assessments that may help guide the coaching and training process and is a certified trainer in many nationally known training programs, such as DDI, AchieveGlobal, Inscape, MBTI, etc. She is a graduate of Coach U, a member of Coachville and the World Association of Business Coaches. She is a registered corporate coach and a certified facilitator in Experience Point’s Design Thinker.


Kauser Razvi

Kauser Razvi

Director of Community and Developer Relations, DigitalC

Kauser Razvi is Director of Community and Developer Relations and engages with community groups, data stewards, and software developers in solving complex social problems through systems thinking, design, collaboration, and technology. The basis of her work has always been the cultivation of civic engagement and transformation of public sector and non-profit agencies through organizing and technology work that promotes transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness. Kauser implemented the first integrated Geographic Information System (GIS) for the City of Chicago and its 42 city departments, and the system won an award as the best GIS implementation for the State of Illinois. She then worked across all city agencies, park districts, schools, and libraries to create an integrated out-of-school time system to ensure that out-of-school programs for kids were funded, high-quality, and accessed by those in need.


Tim Hoolihan

Tim Hoolihan

 Sr. Director of Data Science and Analytics, DialogTech

Tim Hoolihan is the Sr. Director of Data Science and Analytics at DialogTech, a  marketing technology firm the focuses on the relationship between online  marketing and phone conversions. Prior to working in Data Science, Tim was a software architect and CTO. He organizes the Cleveland R User Group, and is the creator of a an upcoming video series on machine learning with R for Packt Publishers. He is an active member of the Cleveland technical community, regularly presenting at user groups in variety of topics related to machine learning, simulation, R, & Python.