Chief Data Officer at Time Inc.

JT Kostman

Dr. Kostman is a Data Scientist, Mathematician and Psychologist. For 17 years, he has provided data-driven insights into behavior for Fortune 500 companies to the U.S. Government.

Dr. Kostman has led world-class analytic teams in providing insights that have informed highly successful targeted marketing campaigns while working with a wide-range of organizations and has developed data-driven insight strategies for U.S. National Intelligence / Defense / Security agencies, as well as having leading Social Media Analysis for the Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign.

Dr. Kostman holds a PhD in Psychology from the City University of New York and finished his post-doctoral work in mathematics (focused on nonlinear dynamical systems theory) through the New England Complex Systems Institute at Harvard and MIT, as well as under an NSF fellowship studying at the University of Moscow as part of a NATO Advanced Study Institute.

Prior to attending graduate school, Dr. Kostman served as a Paramedic, Police Officer, Deep-Sea Rescue Diver, and Team Leader of an elite Scout/Sniper Reconnaissance Team with the U.S. Army. He is a decorated disabled veteran who holds an active Top Secret/SCI U.S. Government clearance. Dr. Kostman has served on an Intelligence Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is a member of the faculty of several Universities, and has presented at conferences around the world.