Rob Schoenbeck graduated from UC Irvine in 2012 with a PhD in English, specializing in interactive digital art and the digital humanities more broadly. He came to in the fall of 2014 as Partnerships Evaluation Manager, where he designs impact assessments, sets standards for the organization's global development research process, grinds up data on Kiva's global impact and operational sustainability, and (most recently) has begun work migrating Kiva's data models to a new analytics platform.