Shanan Alper has been with DBR since 2005, after spending years involved in a variety of political causes and campaigns. He conducts in-depth statistical analysis of survey and qualitative data, presenting his findings to community leaders and elected officials. He also moderates focus groups, and is particularly interested in developing new communication methods to reach an increasingly diverse population.

Shanan and his wife live in San Francisco with their two young sons and dog. He loves attending sporting events and listening to live music.