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Christopher Rovin

Managing Partner

Chris is a co-founder and managing partner of Aitia Technologies. He has spent his career conceptualizing, building, and scaling technology products. As a partner with Emerge Enterprises, he spearheads the company’s healthcare product development and business development. Chris holds a BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

Justin Piccorelli, Ph.D.

Founding Partner & Chief Data Scientist

Justin Piccorelli, Ph.D. is a professor of public administration at the University of Wyoming where he studies the human experience with technology, and what it means for how we think. He has taught doctoral and graduate courses ranging from finance, economics, and research methods to organizational theory, ethics, and leadership dynamics. His current research applies artificial intelligence and machine learning to problems related to learning and information science. Formerly a Vice President for PNC Bank, he has built quantitative models, performed loss forecasting, managed several sub-prime mortgage portfolios, raised capital and mitigated risk through ad-hoc analyses. His curiosity in how we think and research experience performing interpretive interviews, combined with applied work in economic and financial analysis, is uniquely suited to bringing reason to how we invest in financial markets. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration and MPA in Economic Development from Cleveland State University, and a BA from Loyola Marymount University.