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TECH & DATA INNOVATOR

Randal’s love of technology and science began with his belief that these two disciplines could help to solve many of the social issues that the world faces.  His academic achievements started at Rutgers, where he completed a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Electrical Engineering. He then went on complete four more academic degrees including a Master of Science in Computer Science (M.Sc.) at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, a Master of Science (M.S.) in Electrical Engineering and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in the MIT Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) Program, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Laboratory.

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In addition to pursuing his academic degrees, Randal and his partners launched BCT Partners, intending to help organizations make progressive change through information technology and data science.

Randal recognized the early potential of using data science to optimize social programs, and BCT started its Precision Analytics practice in 2018.  Combining machine learning with precision data analysis and social science expertise, they are helping to revolutionize how social programs are developed and augmented for optimal performance. 

BCT’s first public-facing free insight tool, the COVID-19 Urgent Service Provider (CUSP), was designed to pinpoint nonprofit direct service providers who could best serve their communities during COVID-19.  Learn more about CUSP here.

RANDAL'S OTHER AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Mu Tau Chapter, 35th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast, Appreciation Award (2020)

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Delta Beta Lambda Chapter, 2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Appreciation Award (2020)

  • Kentucky State University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa (2018)

  • Black Enterprise (BE) Modern Man 100 List (2017)

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates of Somerset (CASA) or Hunterdon & Warren Counties (SHaW), Service to Our Children Award (2017)

  • Virginia State University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa (2014)

  • Rutgers University, Hall of Distinguished Alumni (HDA) Inductee (2013)

  • theGrio’s 100 (2013)

  • Alcorn State University, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa (2012)

  • Prevent Child Abuse – New Jersey (PCA-NJ), Exemplary Service Award (2012)

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Honorary Doctorate of Science, Honoris Causa (2007)

  • National Society of Black Engineers, Entrepreneur of the Year (2006)

  • Rutgers African American Alumni Alliance (RAAA) Hall of Fame Inductee (2005)

  • Leadership New Jersey Fellowship (2004)

  • Rockefeller Foundation Next Generation Leadership Fellowship (2003)

  • MOBE Innovators and Influencers of the Internet Award (2002)

  • MIT Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award (2002)

  • New Jersey Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission Triumph Award (2001)Parade

  • “They Are Changing the World” (2001)

  •  Ebony "30 Leaders for the Future" (2001)

  • Black Enterprise Magazine “30 Leaders for the Future” (2000)

  • CNN "The Changing Face and Image of Science and Engineering" (1999)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship (1998)

  • Lucent Technologies Cooperative Research Fellowship (1997)

BCT PARTNERS INSIGHT TOOLS

Developing the latest technology.
Making the most social impact.

PRECISION IMPACT

By combining machine learning with precision data analysis and social science expertise, BCT Partners can help our clients optimize the performance of their social programs using the data that they already have. 

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UNCONSCIOUS BIAS

BCT Partners is uniquely positioned to help our clients change Unconscious Bias into Conscious Inclusion.

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"THROUGH MY EYES" VIRTUAL REALITY

By combining machine learning with precision data analysis and social science expertise, BCT Partners can help our clients optimize the performance of their social programs using the data that they already have. 

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EQUIP / CUSP

Equitable Impact Platform

A proprietary big data platform built to measure social impact effectiveness.

CUSP helps donors identify the communities twith greatest need as well as the non-profits that can make the most substantial impact during COVID-19.