David Griffith

David Griffith is Director, Data Analytics in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2020.  Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Griffith spent over three years at Pfizer, where he was most recently Director, Payer Analytics.  In this role, he was responsible for providing guidance and recommendations to senior leadership with respect to Pfizer’s Innovative Health portfolio, in addition to building machine learning models to predict outcomes of market access investments.  Before Pfizer, Mr. Griffith worked as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IQVIA within the healthcare and life sciences industries.  Mr. Griffith holds a B.S. in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and a M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a M.S. in Applied Analytics from Columbia University.

Ric Kaspar

Ric Kaspar is a Data Engineer in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2020.  Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Kaspar was a Senior Software Developer at the New York Blood Center and a Senior Software Developer with NHS Improvement in London.  Before his time with the NHS, he was a Senior Development/Analyst with Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles.  Mr. Kaspar holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from Bond University in Australia.

Morgan Tam

Morgan Tam is a Data Scientist in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2020. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Tam spent two years at CKM Analytix, initially as a Data Scientist and then as a Senior Data Scientist. Before CKM Analytix, he was a Data Scientist at Metis. Mr. Tam also held positions at Expert Network Group (ENG) as an Investment Research Analyst and Philips Healthcare as a Software Engineer through a co-op program. Mr. Tam holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, where he spent three years as a Senior Researcher in Radiation Oncology at the Laboratory for Cancer Nanotechnology and Immunotherapy and was a contributing author on three peer-reviewed publications.

Richard Balmir

Richard Balmir is an Application Developer in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2020. Immediately prior to joining Deerfield, Mr. Balmir spent five years at Sandler O’Neill & Partners as a Lead Software Developer. Prior to his position at Sandler O’Neill, Mr. Balmir worked at Annaly Capital Management as a Financial Software Developer. He began his career at Lockheed Martin Corporation. Mr. Balmir holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from SUNY New Paltz and a M.S. in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University.

Ranjita Panigrahi

Ranjita Panigrahi is a Data Engineer in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2019. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Panigrahi was a Data Engineer at PointState Capital for more than three years, where she was responsible for employing various tools and techniques to construct frameworks and data warehouses to prepare information for data scientists and business analysts. Before PointState, she worked for ANZ, Accenture and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation.  Ms. Panigrahi received her Bachelor of Technology from Biju Patnaik University of Technology in India.

Roshan George

Roshan George is a Business Analyst in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2019. He works to evaluate and manage existing business products and services by implementing best practices on product innovation, process improvements, system adoption and building the roadmap for broader Firm needs. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. George worked as a consultant for The Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement (OSE) to lead the development of various applications to support, monitor and track illegal activities in the City of New York. Before that, he worked with a health care population technology company to address the needs of key stakeholders and implement a suite of products and services for the business. He began his career as a consultant for a global provider of software services, working on key accounts in various domains. Mr. George earned his M.B.A in Business from Christ University, India and M.Sc. in Business and Marketing from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Alex Ashavsky

Alex Ashavsky is Director, Data Science in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2018. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Ashavsky worked at MediaRadar as a Senior Software Engineer. Before that, he spent four years at iHeartMedia as a Senior Software Engineer. He was previously a Business Intelligence Consultant at Sky IT Group. Mr. Ashavsky started his career at TransPerfect Legal Solutions. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from New York University and an M.S. in Operations Management and Analytics from Stanford University. 

Alex Ewing

Alex Ewing is Director in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2019. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Ewing was a senior engagement director at Precision for Value, a healthcare consulting company. Before that, he spent six years working in various quantitative healthcare functions, including as a senior consultant at Symphony Health and a strategy manager at Atlas Research. Mr. Ewing holds a B.S. in Accounting from Drexel University and a Master’s in Health Systems Administration from Georgetown University.

Elyahou Shamouilian

Elyahou (Ely) Shamouilian is a Data Engineer in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2018. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Shamouilian was a software developer for an advertisement sales intelligence platform company, and was responsible for developing solutions for capturing advertisement trends and statistics from across web and mobile applications. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

Jared Anderman

Jared Anderman is Director, Data Analytics in the Deerfield Institute and joined the Firm in 2010. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Anderman was a compensation analyst at Bloomberg LP/Geller & Co. and Cantor Fitzgerald. He began his career as a billing specialist for JPMorgan Chase. Mr. Anderman holds a B.S. in Marketing with a minor in Management Information Systems and International Business from the University of Delaware.