Management Team

The Burning Glass management team brings to bear extensive experience in developing and deploying high volume analytical software solutions. Our staff includes world-class data scientists, highly seasoned software developers, and recognized business leaders.

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Matthew Sigelman, Chief Executive Officer

CEO Matt Sigelman: Burning Glass management teamMatthew Sigelman is CEO of Burning Glass Technologies, a leading labor market analytics firm. For more than a decade, he has led Burning Glass in harnessing the power of data to deliver artificial intelligence technologies that have helped fill millions of jobs. Burning Glass data drives initiatives for more than a dozen state and national governments, as well as educational institutions and major employers. Matt is consulted frequently by national media, by researchers, and the White House. He served previously with McKinsey & Company and Capital One. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard.

Joshua Ticktin, Chief Operating Officer

COO Josh Ticktin: Burning Glass management teamJoshua Ticktin is Burning Glass’s Chief Operating Officer. He was previously Chief Operating Officer at M4 Financial, a developer of financial analytics technologies for real-time, automated business creditworthiness evaluation. While with M4 Financial, he led the design and implementation of the company’s processing operation as well as key product development and infrastructure functions.

Earlier, Josh created the marketing, credit, and operations blueprints for Capital One’s foray into a $70 Billion consumer finance business. He has also served as an equity analyst with Bulldog Capital Management, and as a consultant with Monitor Company.

Josh holds a BA with honors in History from Princeton University.

Erik Hjortshøj, Chief Technology Officer

CTO Erik Hjortshøj, Burning Glass management teamErik Hjortshøj is Burning Glass’s Chief Technology Officer, providing executive leadership for the product and technical teams.

Erik has a passion for building practical software products that improve people’s lives. For six years prior to joining Burning Glass Erik provided strategic technical and product management leadership at two health and wellness startups: ShapeUp Inc., and American Well, Inc. He built highly functional product, software development, and operations teams leveraging agile and user-centered processes.

In the prior decade Erik researched and developed search indexing, search term expansion, and related NLP technologies at Inso Corporation, and applied these to talent management systems at Deploy Solutions, Inc. At Deploy Erik managed distributed software development teams, delivering highly scaled enterprise solutions to many of the largest companies in the world.

Erik Holds a BA in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from University of Rochester.

Dan Restuccia, Chief Analytics Officer

Chief Analytics Officer Dan Restuccia: Burning Glass management teamDan Restuccia is Burning Glass’ Chief Analytics Officer, leading Burning Glass’s knowledge architecture and research divisions.

Prior to becoming Chief Analytics Officer, Dan served as Burning Glass’ Director of Applied Research. Dan joined Burning Glass following a decade in education reform, driving innovations that improve college and career success for young people.

While at Jobs for the Future, a national education reform and advocacy organization, Dan developed partnerships between high schools and colleges to improve college matriculations and graduation rates for low-income and at risk students. He has also served as a middle and high school math teacher.

Dan holds a BA in Applied Mathematics and Urban Studies from Brown University.

Charles Doucot, Vice President of Sales

Vice President of Sales Charles Doucot: Burning Glass management teamCharles Doucot is Vice President of Sales at Burning Glass. He leads our global sales team as they bring our innovative products and technology to clients.

Charlie brings more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership to Burning Glass. He previously was Kalido’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales; senior vice president and managing director, Americas Operations, at IDS Scheer; and vice president and general manager, Sales and Channels, at Sybase. Before Sybase, Doucot spent 15 years with Hewlett-Packard.

Charlie graduated Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and completed The General Manager Program™, an executive education course, at Harvard Business School.

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