Kevin Karty joined Affinnova in 2001, where he has been integral in developing the IDDEA platform and supporting technologies. He earned his PhD in Political Science from MIT in 2000 after completing his undergraduate work in Politics, Economics, and Theater at Brandeis University. While at MIT, he co-taught undergraduate and graduate statistics classes at MIT and Harvard. He published his dissertation work on federal advisory committees in the American Review of Public Administration and Business and Politics, and has contributed to multiple marketing conference papers and presentations. Kevin brings with him 15 years of experience in statistical and socioeconomic modeling, with 10 years specifically in marketing sciences.