Karr Farrell

Karr “Win” Farrell

Program Data Officer
Jacobs Missile Defense Group

Karr Winslow “Win” Farrell, Jr. is Program Data Officer at Jacobs Missile Defense Group with over four decades of experience in managing data for complex aerospace programs. As a planetary scientist with CalTech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), he was a member of mission control on NASA missions including Viking and Galileo. His background in commercial space includes financial management of telecommunications satellite constellations, including Westar and NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS).

His work in marketing has focused on the coevolution of technology and consumer behavior, as reported in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and CNN. As a partner with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Win authored How Hits Happen, a 1990’s era book describing applications of multi-agent simulation, a machine learning technique that provided accurate sales forecasts. Following 9/11, Win helped form a team that provided analytic solutions to the US Government — that team grew into a company sold to Boeing. For the MDA, he provides executive leadership in the application of data analytics and advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and natural language processing. Win holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA in finance from Columbia University.

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