Ashlin Jones, MA
VP, Research and Advanced Data Science
As VP of Research and Advanced Data Science at Sharecare, Ashlin Jones leads a diverse team of highly specialized scientists from a variety of disciplines including advanced degrees in economics, public health, and nutrition epidemiology to build and execute the organization’s strategy for research and advanced analytics.
Leveraging advanced analytic techniques against the largest healthcare, psychosocial, and behavioral economic datasets in the world, this team provides data-driven insights and recommendations to both clients of Sharecare as well as internal innovation and design groups. Key capabilities within this team include predictive modeling, behavior change science, outcomes evaluation, as well as measurement tools and instrument design.
This work is approached with a high level of scientific rigor resulting in peer-reviewed scientific research focused on new insights leading to well-being improvement, lower health care cost, and improved human performance. In addition, this team often leverages collaborations with highly regarded academic institutions like Yale and Johns Hopkins to provide external validation of research. Over the past two decades, this team has published nearly 80 peer-reviewed research articles that have advanced the literature in the areas of well-being measurement, health and well-being improvement, and outcomes evaluation.
Prior to joining Sharecare, Ashlin spent several years in the finance and investment banking industry where her history of using data to drive decision making began. Ashlin graduated with honors with a MA in Economics from Vanderbilt University where she studied the effect of obesity on unemployment probability in the U.S.