In his current role as College Data Coach, Kaman Hung facilitates data-driven decision-making for partner higher education institutions. He helps to develop and implement data governance policies, resulting in increased data accuracy and completeness. He also leads group facilitation sessions, which help partner institutions improve their data capacity to capture and report on traditional program and learner data.
Prior to the Lab, Kaman worked at Western Governors University, serving as a program mentor in the College of Information Technology, where he helped create an engaging online community that facilitated collaborative learning and support for nontraditional learners. He advised students with program-level expertise and collaborated with the vice president of data science to improve the structure and content of the Master of Science in Data Analytics program.
He also served as a senior talent operations insights specialist at Shopify, where he built measurement plans and success metrics for onboarding programs and improved three main learning programs and service dashboards. He developed protocols for handling, processing, and cleaning talent development program data and collaborated with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for improvement.
Kaman has a bachelor’s in computer science from the University of the People; a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Digital Learning & Leading from Lamar University; an Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction from Arkansas State University; and a Doctorate in Health Science (D.H.Sc.) from PennWest California. His dissertation research focused on pedagogical practices of mindfulness-based teaching in the classroom.
When Kaman is not working at the Lab, he is reading the latest popular nonfiction books, traveling, hiking, and cooking gourmet vegan foods.