Alberto joined the Packard Foundation in September 2022 as the Data and Insights Officer (DIO). As a member of the Foundation’s Evaluation & Learning team, Alberto manages the foundation strategy monitoring and reporting system to ensure stakeholders’ access to high-quality data needed for decision-making. Alberto brings over 15 years of experience in program management, technical assistance, evaluation, and research experience. He is passionate about problem solving and strategic planning through a collaborative team-based approach. Alberto is committed to fostering a culture of visually-forward and stakeholder-focused solutions with an emphasis on providing actionable insight.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Alberto was a Principal Researcher and Data Visualization Lead at the American Institutes for Research (formerly IMPAQ International) where he led a broad range of local, national, and international work. This work included technical assistance to increase access to COVID-19 testing for underserved populations in the U.S. (NIH funded); evaluating pilot Medicare payment models for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; implementing cloud-based business intelligence solutions; and monitoring of chronic disease prevention efforts by county public health departments. Additionally, at IMPAQ, Alberto led the organization’s data visualization strategic planning and implementation.
Alberto is a public health professional by training with a focus on the relationship between place and population health and wellbeing. He holds a Ph.D. and M.P.H. in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Neuroscience Track) from Yale University.