Associate Director of Partnerships
Associate Director of Research
Director, Center for Applied Data Ethics
Director of Operations
Mindi Mysliwiec is the Director of Operations for the Data Institute. Working closely with the Academic Director, she oversees the planning and implementation of our activities, memberships, training and certificate programs. Mindi handles the day-to day operations and serves as a liaison with USF administration and our members.
Associate Director, Data Institute
Mikaela Mora is the Associate Director of the Data Institute. Mikaela focuses on the continuing education programs at the Data Institute as well as budget planning for all Data Institute research initiatives.
Staff Data Scientist
Daniel Grzenda is the Staff Data Scientist at the Data Institute. Daniel focuses on the Environmental and Social Impact research initiative.
Assistant Director of Data Institute and MS Data Science
Kirsten Keihl is the Assistant Director of the Data Institute and MS Data Science program. Kirsten focuses on admissions and student services for MS Data Science as well as certificates, trainings and programming for the Data Institute.
Leslie Blakeman is the Program Assistant for the Data Institute and MS in Data Science. Leslie handles frontline communication for certificate students and manages event planning for the Data Institute.