President, New Jersey Big Data Alliance
Dr. Matthew Hale is the current President of the NJBDA and an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at Seton Hall University, where he developed a Data Analytics concentration within the Master of Public Administration program. Dr. Hale’s research focuses on how media and new technology influence the public and non-profit sectors. Most recently, he is co-editor of a forthcoming Routledge Press book entitled Preparing Nonprofit Leaders: Contemporary Perspectives. Dr. Hale is also a frequent media commentator and pundit on New Jersey and national politics. He is a regular guest New Jersey television shows including NJTV’s For the Record and News 12 New Jersey’s Power and Politics and has also appeared on CNN, Fox News, CNBC and a number of local broadcast television stations in the New York and New Jersey area. Dr. Hale’s op-ed articles appear in many newspapers including the Insider NJ, NJ Spotlight, the Record and the New Jersey Star-Ledger. Dr. Hale is an elected borough councilman in Highland Park, New Jersey, where he lives with his wife and three kids ages 9 to 19.