Matthew Kent serves as a Research Data Analyst for SPARK. Kent provides support for all things data. He assists scientists with data access, cleaning, and statistical analysis and also works on building analytical tools for data visualization and exploration. Prior to joining the foundation, Kent was a data analyst at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he assisted surgeons and research fellows with statistical analyses and also led the analytical development of the institution’s first surgical feedback system. Kent has an M.S. in predictive analytics from Northwestern University.