Michael Ponton

Michael Ponton

Information Systems

Shared Lecturer Suite (SB1-3232) - for office hours only  


BA Economics, California State University Fullerton
MA Economics, California State University Fullerton

Research Interest


Predictive Analytics

Data Science

Michael has 14 years’ experience analyzing data and delivering actionable intelligence. His expertise includes advanced analytics (including advanced statistical, economic, and predictive analyses), analytical modeling, market research, data visualizations, business intelligence solutions and related advisory, project management, and reporting. Michael’s core competencies include solving complex problems, creating innovative analytical methodologies and models, and synthesizing complex concepts into written reports, visualizations, and oral presentations accessible to any audience.  He is an advanced user of advance Business Intelligence Software (e.g. Alteryx, Tableau, Roambi) and Excel. Prior to his active role as Director of Analytics at Competitive Analytics over the past 12 years, Michael attended California State University, Fullerton for his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics and a graduate degree in Economics with an emphasis Finance.