Sacha Litma

"Data-Driven Decision Making: How Congregational Leaders Can Leverage Data to Create Sustainability" - October 10, 2012

Sacha Litma
Managing director and founder, Measuring Success

Presentation Summary:
Sacha Litman from Measuring Success led the audience through an exploration of how we can use data to inform our decision making that will help lead to sustainability – rather than relying on anecdotal and historical decision making patterns. This includes leveraging data we already have that we will want to collect.  During the presentation, he also examined ways of aligning vision and values with data and explored some of the challenges to this endeavor.

Speaker Bio:
Sacha Litman is the founder and principal consultant of Measuring Success, a strategy consulting firm dedicated to developing quantitative tools and models to enhance organizational effectiveness. Sacha holds an MBA with highest distinction from Kellogg (Northwestern), an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School and a BS in applied mathematics, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Yale University. He is a recipient of a Wexner Graduate fellowship and aDorot fellowship, and attended the Pardes Institute. Sacha has worked for McKinsey and Company and Credit Suisse, and was director of strategy and consulting for an international non-profit organization.

Measuring Success creates quantitative performance tools and models to help business managers and councils enhance their organizational effectiveness. Measuring Success’ focus is in leveraging data tools, quantitative analytics and consulting to help organizations move from anecdotal to data-driven decision making.

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