Dr. Zev J. Eigen
Founder & Chief Science Officer, Syndio
Zev J. Eigen is the Founder and Chief Science Officer of Syndio, which is the world’s leader in data scientific applications to solve today’s biggest business problems.
Dr. Eigen has been at the forefront of cutting edge applications in HR for more than a decade. He combines his uniquely overlapping areas of expertise in labor and employment law with his deep experience in data science, predictive modeling and economic sociological research. He is a nationally recognized expert in these fields appearing in the media frequently (Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, NPR, Bloomberg News, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, NBC, CBS, FOX, etc.), and is a frequent speaker on matters pertaining to workplace data analytics. Dr. Eigen is invited regularly to lecture and present his work at academic institutions and professional organizations globally.
Dr. Eigen served as full time law professor at Northwestern University School of Law. He was also the Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and held a visiting professorship at NYU Law School, where he is a research fellow. Dr. Eigen is the former Global Director of Data Analytics with Littler Mendelson, and former Senior Counsel, Labor Relations with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation in Los Angeles, California. He holds a PhD from MIT (’09), a JD from Cornell Law School (’99) and BS from Cornell University (’96).
Recent awards and recognitions include:
(1) Financial Times, (December 2016): Honored and featured as 1 of 10 most innovative lawyers in North America.
(2) FastCase 50 award recipient (2016): Honored for innovation.
(3) National Law Journal: (2013) 40 under 40 Rising Stars.