John Jardel

As an astrophysicist, John used to look for black holes and dark matter in nearby galaxies. At Square Root, he gets to put that knowledge to work on our Data Science team. He’s a real data power lifter with an interesting perspective who makes our data science team even stronger. With a true passion for problem solving, John is an expert in breaking down complex ideas and data into information we can all understand. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas and a B.S. from Rutgers University in astrophysics.


The Solution to Metrics Overload

The Solution to Metrics Overload

How many performance metrics does your company track? If you’re a large national retail organization with thousands of stores and complex distribution channels, that number is shockingly large. It’s not uncommon for companies to have thousands of different...
From Astrophysicist to Data Scientist at Square Root

From Astrophysicist to Data Scientist at Square Root

This is the best job I’ve ever had.  Ok, full disclosure, it’s the only job I’ve ever had…Unless you count “grad student” as a job, but that’s a pretty low bar. I’ve been a data scientist at Square Root for a year now and it’s been everything I’ve ever wanted in a...