Cristian is a Consultant at UPD Consulting, working on various technology projects across the country. Cristian is an expert in leveraging data to help our clients make decisions and provide insights. He has experience in developing data driven cultures in various industries and organizations of different sizes.

Cristian has been deeply involved in the PowerBI implementations of the TPP Dashboard for both Relay and UTRGV. He has also taken ownership of the public facing demo versions of the TPP Dashboards, including managing the Azure SQL and Analysis Services that power demo databases. With Cristian’s most recent project, California State University, he leads the development of the Tableau version of the TPP Dashboard, and the development of the Tableau Version of the demo dashboard based on that work.

Prior to UPD, Cristian served as the Lead Data Engineer at Oliver Wyman and the Principal Data Engineer of Advanced Analytics at Hasbro Inc. At Hasbro, he built the prototype for the Digital Marketing dashboard using Azure Synapse (formerly Azure SQL DW) and PowerBI, that incorporated data from Hasbro’s digital properties on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He then led the project to move that dashboard into production.

Cristian holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Quantitative Economics from East Carolina University.