August 19, 2020 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab, a leading thought leadership and economic consultancy, is delighted to announce the promotion of Dr. Daniel Miles to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dr. Miles was formerly the Chief Economist for ESI ThoughtLab, a position he has held since the firm was created as a joint venture with Econsult Solutions in 2016.
As the COO, Dr. Miles play a key role in managing the firm’s day-to-day business and technology operations. He will also work closely with Lou Celi, ESI ThoughtLab’s CEO, in developing innovative thought leadership initiatives that are grounded in evidence-based analysis.
“Daniel has been a vital part of ESI ThoughtLab since its inception” said Lou Celi. “His microeconomic expertise enabled our firm to develop a fresh form of thought leadership that sits at the intersection of economics, technology, and business. As COO, Daniel will help us build the operational platform and business vision required for ESI ThoughtLab’s next phase of growth. He will ensure that our expanding team of thought leadership specialists and analysts will receive the strong support they need to be successful.”
“I am thrilled to serve as ESI ThoughtLab’s COO,” said Dr. Miles. “ESI ThoughtLab has developed a reputation for producing sophisticated, high-impact thought leadership that combines economics and advanced analytics with ahead of the curve thinking. I am looking forward to continuing to work closely with Lou and the rest of the ESI ThoughtLab team to push thought leadership to the next level.”
Dr. Daniel Miles earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Scranton, a Master of Public Policy from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, and a PhD in Public Policy with a concentration in Economics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.