James Crocker is a Data Engineer at Sagard and joined the firm in 2020. As a member of the value creation team, James is responsible for pushing data-driven initiatives across the platform, such as building internal tools to enhance the origination process for Portage Ventures. He is based in Toronto, Canada.
Prior to Sagard, James was the Data Lead at Setter, a home services marketplace, where he built out their data infrastructure, models and metrics leading to a data-driven culture that achieved 5x year-over-year growth.
James holds a Masters in Business Analytics from Ivey Business School (Valedictorian) and a B.Sc. in Computer Science and B.E.Sc in Engineering from Western University from which he graduated first in his class.