Jim Manzi is Chief Executive Officer of Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), an authority on using pattern recognition and optimization models for sales and marketing application. Prior to co-founding APT, Manzi was a Vice President at Mercer Management Consulting. He is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and has written on a wide variety of public policy subjects.

Manzi received a B.S. in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was subsequently awarded a Dean’s Fellowship in statistics to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as one of the eight top matriculants to the business school’s doctoral programs. He has published in the National Review and The American Scene, among others.