Ken is a principal at Sasaki Associates and serves as director of Sasaki Strategies—a team of analysts, statisticians, software developers, and planners seeking to bolster planning and design through creative technical solutions. Ken brings a designer's eye to data visualization and strives to enhance comprehension of data and elevate communication of complex information. Ken uses technology to enhance workflow and support the decision-making process—providing stakeholders with immediate feedback and metrics on the impact of strategic decisions.
At the nexus of data, tools, and decision-making, Ken addresses the ever-present challenges of melding tension and opportunity. Ken has dedicated his career to finding the most pertinent applications of technology to planning and design, and he remains actively involved in inventing, prototyping, and building new tools and approaches. His collaborative spirit helps bridge the gap between designers, clients, and the Strategies group, while offering a unique perspective to the industry.
Ken holds a bachelor's of architectural studies from the University of Cape Town and a master's of city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Urban Studies and Planning.