Cristian T. Duque
Quantitative storyteller in a quest for a more skillful world.
Visual, Written and Interactive Storyteller for Business, Economic Research and Education. 6 years of professional experience as Consultant, Business\Project Developer and Instructional Designer.
Author of the popular fiction blog Actuarial Spinoffs.
In my professional career I have been involved in the Development or Management of:
— Mathematical and Economic Models,
— Business Plans, Business Proposals, Project Charters;
— Science Communication Articles, Marketing Articles, Business Study Cases
—Tutorial and Interactive Instructional Designs, encompassing: Objectives-Metrics-Skill Acquisition Tools-Assessment Tools;
—Technical and Commercial Translations.
— English and Spanish Writing and Translator in Business topics including Finance, Marketing Strategy and Talent\Human Resources.
— Quantitative researcher for economic and behavioral sciences. Use of software such as R, RStudio, LaTeX, Matlab, SPSS, SAS and Stata.
— MS Office Advanced Skills: Excel-VBA, PowerPoint, Word.
— Public Speaking, with over 1000 people trained, in-person.
— Solid foundations in productivity and Project Management paradigms: Logical Framework Approach, Agile (Scrum), Kanban, Business Model Generation (Canvas), Lean Startup and Business Plans.
— Reference Managers and citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago).
I strive to bring a sense of structure to optimize team workflow variables. I believe Products, deadlines and roles must embrace intrinsic motivation, creativity and flow.
There is nothing I enjoy more than seeing a person use a newly acquired skill.
I am passionate for interactivity, technology and rich experiences, especially when applied to Skill Acquisition.
I have strong research skills, as well as a solid statistical and mathematical understanding. I provide academic research as reference whenever possible, in ways that are relevant and easy to understand for users, readers and learners.
I'm a professional economist with graduate studies in Actuarial Science and Quantitative Risk Management, always willing to make this knowledge more useful.