Yakun is a Digital Research Analyst at Echelon Insights, where he supports digital research and monitoring. He obtained his Master’s degree in Data Analytics from the University of Connecticut, and has a BA in Economics and Psychology. Yakun led hisundergraduate institution as Student Body President, and co-founded the Economics and Public Policy Cell, SSLA where he built a coalition of leaders from academia, politics, and the private sector to develop inclusive and effective policy. Yakun is focused on leveraging the strength of data analytics to inform behavioral and social science.
In his free time, Yakun loves exploring urban life, city culture, and hosting social events. Deeply interested in winemaking, he hopes to one day run his own little vineyard.