About Us

Amy Wu

Amy is an award-winning author and international presenter of research data with a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from UT – Austin and an M.B.A. from Texas State University, San Marcos.

She is a data geek whose favorite childhood toy was a Little Professor math calculator. These days, Amy works with groups to transform their visions into great dashboards, and her best days are when she sees data driving decisions.

Nicole Klassen

Nicole is a senior data analyst who spent 8 years working in higher education, first as an HR professional and later as an analyst. She has worked for a small, regional university (Ohio Northern University), a large R1 state university (University of Cincinnati), a Master’s Level university (Xavier University), and a private R1 university (Emory University).

Outside of higher education she has worked part-time teaching K-8 math and science summer camps. Outside of education and data analytics she enjoys rock climbing, reading, and piano.

Dennis Kao

Dennis is a social work professor at Carleton University, where he conducts health equity research and teaches courses on nonprofit management, community development, and research. As a mixed-methods researcher, he employs a variety of quantitative and qualitative approaches, including GIS mapping and data visualization.

Originally from California, he currently lives in Ottawa, ON with his wife and 2 kids.