Chief Research Officer



Jack is Chief Research Officer at Sorenson Impact where he aligns the organization's mission, research agenda, and strategic goals. He supports teams across the Center's platforms from project conception to implementation, and he provides high-level advisory services on the variety of project models, finance vehicles, and data-driven strategies deployed across the Center. In his work at Sorenson Impact and in previous private sector consulting, he has advised on strategic planning, infrastructure and capital projects planning, regional economic development, and measurement systems for impact and sustainability for government, private, and institutional clients in the United States, Europe, South Asia, and the Middle East.
Jack earned his Ph.D. and Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, and Computer Science at Wesleyan University. Jack serves as an affiliated faculty member for the University of Utah’s College of Architecture and Planning where he teaches City and Metropolitan Economics.