Ned Pope is a 5th generation Floridian with a decade of experience working at the apex of civics, technology, and music. In his current role as global data science leader, he is serving as the Project Lead on the Nielsen.com Global Update. The Project is transitioning 215 global sites from multiple CMS platforms to industry-standard WordPress VIP in 2018.
Prior to joining Nielsen, Pope directed civic innovation and economic relief programs for the State of Florida CFO, Fannie Mae, and the State of Oregon among others.
As a singer/songwriter/MC, he has performed in four separate band and solo projects (Boredom, The Feedback Project, 40 Man Roster, DJ LB), and has recently acted as a vocalist with artist collective New Mutiny.
Ned is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, BS Print/Publishing Management and The Florida State University, MS in Interactive Technology. He lives in Tampa with his wife and two children.