Leadership

Andrew Beveridge
Co-Founder, President and CEO

Professor Andrew Beveridge is a longtime scholar and demographic expert. He is a professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. Andrew is a leader in the demography field and regularly analyzes and presents maps and data for a variety of audiences, including expert testimony in many state and federal court cases related to civil rights litigation.

Since 1993, Andrew has been a consultant to the New York Times, which has cited him and Social Explorer over 1,500 times. Grant and fellowship support includes the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Science Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He won the 2007 Public Understanding of Sociology Award from the American Sociological Association for his contributions to the field and development of Social Explorer. He received his B.A., M. Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University.

Ahmed Lacevic
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President

Ahmed Lacevic is a software engineer and an entrepreneur. At Social Explorer he directs software development and business operations. A hands-on leader, he is deeply involved with product ideation, design and development. Ahmed developed Social Explorer's first products and innovations with tremendous possibilities for data visualization and flexibility in mapping. While attending the university he worked with Andrew and the CUNY Research Foundation, where he was instrumental in capturing over $2 Million in National Science Foundation grants. Ahmed graduated from Queens College (CUNY) with a B.S. degree in Computer Science.