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We see the people behind the data.

Our Story

Giant Oak was created to combine behavioral social science and computer science methodologies to build “big data” tools that combat criminal activities. The Giant Oak team integrates social and behavioral scientists, software engineers, and domain experts to bridge the gap between the technology needed to store and process “big data” and the ability to extract meaningful knowledge from it for front line analysts in the financial and federal sectors.

Numbers Never Lie

Founded

2012

 

Backed By

Edison Partners

 

200% growth since 2017

 

Our Mission

In a world that is increasingly defined and measured by big data, it is crucial for organizations to be able to generate insights from that data effectively and coherently. At Giant Oak®, we use theory, intuition, and technical skills to draw meaningful conclusions about the people behind the data. We strive to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environments in which we work. This involves studying the data generating process, analyzing the behaviors and patterns represented in the data, and ultimately extracting information from the data to generate scientifically rigorous results. We take an interdisciplinary view of the social sciences, using theories and methodologies from economics, computer science, network analysis, and other fields to develop innovative tools and create knowledge at the frontiers of current understanding.

Meet The Team

Our team is committed to making the world a safer place and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from economics, data science, national security, and technology.

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Dr. Gary Shiffman

Founder & CEO

 

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Dr. Jacob Shapiro

President

 

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Daniel Moser

CFO

 

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Mike Cerick

CRO

 

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Meghan Rudorfer

Senior Marketing Manager

 

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Nick Rajewski

Federal Customer Success Manager

 

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Harsh Pandya

Commercial Customer Success Manager

 

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Roy French

Senior Engineer

 

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Nadine Brand

Human Resources Manager

 

Join Our Team

We are looking for candidates who are independently driven and comfortable functioning outside of the norm, willing to build onto their foundation of rigorous quantitative and analytical skills by using creative techniques and insights to formulate the next generation of resistance and counterattacks to a variety of security issues.