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Dr. Grant D. Geske

Data Scientist/Marketing Technologist/Digital Dork

About Me

Professional Work History

Senior Manager of Customer Success


Lead onboarding projects, including JavaScript tag and mobile SDK implementations, with focus on data activation use cases and integrations within BlueConic.
--Use Javascript, CSS, and HTML to assist in the deployment of custom implementations
--Work closely with the development team to request periodic software updates that incorporate new, customer requested features.
--Collaborate with marketers to define and achieve business goals with BlueConic use cases that may extend beyond Web/mobile to CRM and all aspects of marketing and analytics.
--Guide and help lead a small team of Customer Success Managers

Aug 2013Dec 2015

Manager of Digital Analytics

Johnson & Wales University, Providence RI

Ensure that the digital experience of the Johnson & Wales University community is captured and analyzed, with report out responsibilities to all University Areas. Responsible for data capture enhancements to each web property as well as implementing and analyzing learning outcomes and assessments within Academic Technologies. Monitor and manage all user experience analytics focused on making improvements to each application including but not limited to Online Admissions application funnels, Online Registration, course catalog and handbook, internal communications, etc. report all data findings including but not limited to web traffic, conversions, social signals, usage, and trends.

Jul 2011Aug 2013

STEM Innovator and Science Instructor

Cushing Academy, Ashburnham MA

STEM Thought Leader and Innovator for their innovation lab.  I was also a Science instructor that specialized in teaching chemistry with an emphasis on guiding students to find their own passion for science. I Designed, built and implemented 6 iClass Tables for collaboration and differentiated learning. This project earned the school an EE Ford Foundation Grant in the amount of $50,000.  My duties also included coaching robotics, 3D printing, skiing, and mountain biking as well as being a dorm parent and student advisor.  

Jan 2010Jan 2011

Business Development Analyst

University of Delaware, Newark DE
Establishing and managing knowledge based partnerships for UD. Managing a portfolio of University owned intellectual property.
Jan 2009Jan 2010

Material Transfer Agreement Intern

University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Madison WI

Negotiation and execution of material transfer agreements, patent mining, market analysis and research of WARF held technologies specifically in chemistry and biochemistry to determine overall value.


Research Associate/Project Manager

Frontier Scientific, Inc., Logan UT

Synthesis of Small Molecules used for Combinatorial Chemistry by the Pharmaceutical Industry. Project Manager of custom account with Dow chemical for polymer light emitting diodes.



Sierra Coating Technologies, De Pere WI

Quality Control of Formulations for Paper Coating Chemicals



Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Focus: Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Small Molecule Modulators of Gram-Negative Bacterial Communication

Master of Science (M.S.)

Utah State University
Focus: Theoretical Design of Large Molecules and New Materials Containing Tetracoordinate Planar Carbon

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

St. Norbert College
Graduated Summa Cum Laude and was an undergraduate teaching assistant for three years. Was also selected to do two summers of independent undergraduate research in chemistry and polymers.