About Jareau

It’s been a long road, getting from there to here.

My story

As I walked down the stairs of the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11th, 2001, I realized that life has a whole lot to offer. Today, not only am I happy to be here, I’m happy to be putting in the time and doing good with good people. One thing I either got as a result of 9/11, or I inherited (the jury is still out), is that I don’t stop working. Every day is a step in some positive direction. Here are just a few things I spend my time on:

  • Being a dad to two boys and an 85-pound fur-child
  • Being a supportive husband to a rockstar wife who has her own incredible career
  • Enjoying the heck out of my own career

Professional Life

In my most recent role as a Global Commercial Operations Data Scientist, I leveraged global sales data, analysis, and modeling to drive optimization, insights, and compliance across regions and growth vectors. Through long term partnerships with senior and executive leadership across the globe, I created value-add data streams and net-new insights. I had the great privilege of providing strategic mentorship and thought leadership to those leaders, as well as to over a dozen early- and mid-career mentees.

Methodically. From ideation & discovery, to requirements gathering & documentation, to design & implementation, on through to testing, launch and optimization.

Pretty simple, in fact: data centric decision making. Why make a decision if the data doesn’t support it… any decision?

Education is key. I explain, outline, and provide examples and evidence as I go. Especially with cryptic topics.

I am looking to join a cross-functional / cross-portfolio business or technology team that can leverage my extensive online business experience and technical acumen.

Academic Journey

In just a couple of decades, my academic journey has taken me to two different states, one U.S. territory, an international residency, and four completed degrees. I promised my wife the Ph.D would be the last degree I get. She wasn’t amused when I joked about getting a J.D.

Ph.D. @Nova Southeastern University
MBA, International Business @Florida International University
BBA, Information Systems @Pace University
AAS, Accounting @Interamerican University


Over the years I’ve dabbled in various ways to spend my leisure time; some more emphatically than others.

Latin Dance, since 1999
Video Production, since 2001
Motorsports, since 2001
Scuba Diving, since 2013
Home Automations and Networking, since 2016
Mountain Biking (in Florida!), since 2021

My TEDx Talk: After The Dust Settled

In this TEDx Talk, I recount my 9/11 story and how that experience influenced a major part of my life. Take a look.
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