The Open Model Project is community driven and everyone is welcome to contribute! Our team helps manage contributions and builds the model’s “kernel”.
Flip is the founder and CEO of American Civics Exchange (ACE), the corporate sponsor of the Open Model Project and a developer of political marketplaces.
From its inception in 2014 through 2019, Flip was also market curator for the popular prediction market PredictIt.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and UVA’s Darden Business School, he’s a Chartered Financial Analyst and some time ago dabbled in asset management and corporate fraud investigation.
Peter is a data scientist. He’s used machine learning to help fight fraud, reduce insurance risk, improve healthcare outcomes, predict the results of sports games, forecast elections, and a lot more. He’s worked at DataRobot, Avant, Clearcover, and others. He has a Triple Master Rank on Kaggle (an international data science competition) and has achieved top 1% performance in five different Kaggle competitions. He is an avid open source developer and loves building tools to solve problems and make things easier.
Harry Crane is Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Excellence Scholar in Statistics, Co-Director of the Graduate Program in Statistics, and Affiliated Faculty in the Graduate Program in Philosophy at Rutgers University. He is co-founder of Researchers.One, a platform for peer review and scholarly publication and initiative for intellectual reform. Crane is currently Fellow at the London Mathematical Institute, and has previously held positions as a Visiting Scholar in Mathematics at UC Berkeley, Research Associate at the RAND Corporation, and Research Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Harry received his PhD in Statistics from the University of Chicago and BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ezra Newman is a programmer, statistics nerd, political junkie, and student at The Athenian School. He’s worked on building mobile applications, websites, and open source projects of all kinds. In his spare time he builds robots, radio telescopes, lights theatrical productions, and bets on PredictIt.
Tad Mrozek is a high-school senior and part of the successful Oracle of Blair team that got the attention of FiveThirtyEight and the Center for Politics. They have been interested in politics since the 2016 election, worked on Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s re-election campaign, and were one of the most accurate predictors in 2020. They intend to study political science in college, and believe that everything can be solved with enough time and enough data.