Paul Decker has led Mathematica Policy Research since 2007 and is currently their President and Chief Executive Officer. A nationally recognized education and labor researcher, Paul serves as chairperson of the CEO Connection Government Relations Committee.
Decker is a leading figure in policy research who writes and speaks on trends in the field, including the emergence of Big Data and its impact on public program evaluation and management. During his time at Mathematica, Paul has expanded and diversified the company’s operations and strengthened its commitment to improving public well-being by developing rigorous, objective research to help policymakers make informed decisions.
Decker joined Mathematica in 1988 and has devoted his career to the company. Since he assumed the role of president and CEO, Mathematica has grown to include seven locations nationwide and more than 1,200 employees.