Christopher Villafuerte (he/him)

  • Data Scientist
  • New York, USA
  • Apr 07, 2021
Full time role Data Analyst Data Scientist

Personal Summary

Christopher is a passionate, dynamic self-starter, and intuitive leader with an innate curiosity and talent for solving-problems, managing teams, detecting patterns and insights within large sets of data for the greater good.


  • Experienced in statistical machine and deep learning, data analytics, mining, and visualization to develop data driven decisions.
  • Keen ability to identify key stakeholder values necessary to develop ingenious concepts to implement solutions driven by a comprehensive set of skills founded in research, design, engineering & fabrication.
  • Thought leader who exhibits incredible attention to detail, essential to streamline and assess comprehensive, abstract ideas and communicate “cross-cultural” elements of technology to non-technical audiences.
  • Trusted advisor and CTO to digital ad-tech start-up.
  • Over 15 years of experience as technical advisor and director to renowned clients (Sony, to Apple, to Victoria Secret) and corporations in photography and advertising.

Work Experience

Volunteer Data Analyst
Jan 2021 - Kaleidoscope Child Foundation

Developed holistic and strategic plan to generate actionable solutions.

➤ Designed metrics, built reports and dashboards that helped the marketing team and stakeholders understand the user journey and have access to data insights.

Mar 2010 - Dec 2020 Cutting The Ox, INC

Technical Director for international and domestic advertising and editorial photography.
Designing lighting Cinematic sets while working creatively with clients collaborating with production team to implement strategic strategies, resulting in seamless completion of projects

Chief Technology Officer
Sep 2017 - Sep 2019 Air Media Group, LLC.

Developed and implemented cellular media-players units for mobile vehicle fleet.

Member Board of Directors
Feb 2003 - Sep 2005 Local Project

➤ Collaborated to create strategic programs that empowered personal expression while providing learning opportunities to connect communities of color.


Bachelors in Liberal Arts - Philosophy - GPA 3.84/4.0
- May 2004 Rutgers University
Data Science
Aug 2020 - Nov 2020 General Assembly

Role (Other):

Data Engineer

Software Languages & Skills

Python, Javascript, SQL, Excel

Experience Level

1-2 years

Sectors of expertise

Research, Food & Agriculture, Climate Adaptation, Communication & Media, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Science (Other)

Sectors of Interest

Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Research & Education, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Atmosphere, Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Climate Adaptation, Technology, Climate Science, Science (Other)

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