Doug is the Executive Director of Inforum and is responsible for business development and strategy as well as being the principal investigator on many projects. He returned to Inforum in May 2006 after serving three years as Deputy Chief of the Industry Division at the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Before working for BEA, Doug contributed significantly to the development of the Lift, Iliad, and DEPPS models of the U.S. and the Jidea model for Japan.
He has served as principal investigator on a wide variety of projects for private sector and government clients. He has nearly 30 years of experience with economic modeling and data development and has held positions at Data Resources Inc. and the Bureau of Census. Doug received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.