The Extraordinary Think And Do (TANDO) Tank
Nathan “Nth” Bar-Fields
tandofellow@tando.org
Expertise
Community Upliftment
Data Analysis
Economic Opportunities for Marginalized Communities
Grant Writing
Non-profit Management
Presentiment Analysis
Program Evaluation
Social Entrepreneurship
STEM Initiatives
Bio

With an eclectic blend of analytical expertise and community-centric passion, Bar-Fields’s professional journey traverses both the quantitative realm and the mission-driven world of social impact. Recognized
by labels from ‘learning disabled’ to ‘profoundly gifted’, Bar-Fields is a steadfast advocate for a nuanced understanding of intellectual potential, guiding individuals and communities to realize their profound
capabilities.

Boasting a multidisciplinary academic background, Bar-Fields commenced studies in Nuclear Engineering
Technology at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command, later enriching his intellectual canvas at the
University of California – Berkeley with a focus on Chemical Engineering. It was here that Bar-Fields co-founded A.C.E.S., a beacon for Afro-Latino community engagement. His academic pursuits culminated in a specialization in Computational Biology (Biomathematics) at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of
Technology.

In the professional sphere, Bar-Fields’s tenure at Elysian Trust remains monumental. As a co-founder, he conceptualized the transformative Bellwether Program, rallying $44 million in support of STEM and
social enterprises. This dedication to community upliftment is further evidenced through innovative data augmentation strategies at Find Me Group, successfully assisting in the location of missing persons.
His analytical prowess also found resonance at Nadex, introducing predictive market strategies, and with the Association of Internet Researchers, significantly impacting philanthropic initiatives.
Acknowledged in Professor Svein Olav Nyberg’s “The Bayesian Way”, Bar-Fields’s contributions have garnered global recognition, with Forbes spotlighting his efforts in bolstering economic opportunities for
marginalized communities in 2023. Bar-Fields also possesses coveted certifications in Data Science, Grant Proposal Development, Program Evaluation, and Project Management.

Competent around tools like R, Stata, and SAS, Bar-Fields embodies the marriage of data and societal change. His fluency in Spanish further enhances his ability to engage in multicultural dialogues, fostering
inclusive growth.

Data Analysis; Program Evaluation;

In the professional sphere, Bar-Fields’s tenure at Elysian Trust remains monumental. As a co-founder, he conceptualized the transformative Bellwether Program, rallying $44 million in support of STEM and
social enterprises. This dedication to community upliftment is further evidenced through innovative data augmentation strategies at Find Me Group, successfully assisting in the location of missing persons.
His analytical prowess also found resonance at Nadex, introducing predictive market strategies, and with the Association of Internet Researchers, significantly impacting philanthropic initiatives.
Acknowledged in Professor Svein Olav Nyberg’s “The Bayesian Way”, Bar-Fields’s contributions have garnered global recognition, with Forbes spotlighting his efforts in bolstering economic opportunities for
marginalized communities in 2023. Bar-Fields also possesses coveted certifications in Data Science, Grant Proposal Development, Program Evaluation, and Project Management.

Experience
Conference
All Fellows
Kaisa Still
Liz Brailsford
Shunsuke Managi
Manhar Singh
Sharif Uddin Ahmed Rana
Mohan Nair
Steven T. Walsh
Nathan “Nth” Bar-Fields
Sahil Gupta
T.W. Kang
David Wimberly
Russell Kalmacoff
Ruzanna Tarverdyan
Finn Kydland
Manuel Heitor
Paul M. Joyal
Keenan D. Grenell
John Sibley Butler (1989)
Art Markman (2005)
John N. Doggett (1989)
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