Michael Ponton has 10 years experience in economic analysis, statistical analysis, financial analysis, analytical modeling, market intelligence, idea generation and implementation, strategic planning, consumer behavior analysis, and executive management. Michael’s unique core competencies include solving complex problems, creating innovative economic forecasting models, developing proprietary valuation/forecasting models, programming customizable Excel models via Visual Basic, and synthesizing complex concepts into working models. Michael started working at Competitive Analytics on October 11, 2005.
Prior to his active role as Director of Analytics at Competitive Analytics, he attended California State University Fullerton for his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics and his graduate degree in Economics with an emphasis in Finance. Michael graduated top of his class in his masters program and received numerous awards for being the only student to achieve a 4.00 in the core economic program.