Daniel Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro

Director, Human Services
Areas of Expertise
  • System design 
  • Performance measurement 
  • Data warehousing 
  • Data specifications 
  • System testing
  • Data governance
  • Employment
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Management
About Daniel

Daniel Shapiro has expertise in data governance, performance measurement, data warehousing, data specifications, and system testing. He is a director in Mathematica’s Data Analytics Division and leads the Data and Program Management effort.

Shapiro directs a team of over 50 data management experts who help government agencies maintain and improve the quality of their administrative data and organizational systems to better achieve their missions. Clients include the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services, the Food and Nutrition Service, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and state workforce and welfare agencies. Shapiro directed a DOL project providing technical assistance to grantees on the use of Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP’s) web-based data collection and performance measurement system. He served as the senior systems architect assisting the Employee Retirement Income Security Act Filing Acceptance System (EFAST2) team in providing support to the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in its oversight of the EFAST2 system. Shapiro is also task leader on many notable projects. For the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA), he oversaw the development of a database repository and assessment reports for a project aiming to better understand each state’s lower authority appeals procedures and practices regarding unemployment insurance claims. On a project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation he led technical assistance efforts to community colleges receiving DOL TAACCCT funding on performance measurement and common measures. For the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) funded Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) evaluation he is responsible for the development of performance measurement data collection tools and oversees the implementation of a national web-based performance management system developed by a third party. For the Regional Partnership Grants (RPG) National Cross-Site Evaluation and Evaluation, Shapiro directs the design, integration, and deployment of systems to support the collection of evaluation and performance measurement data.

Before joining Mathematica in 2011, Shapiro held a variety of senior roles at the University of Pennsylvania, including information technology technical director, executive director of information services, and director of institutional research. He holds an M.S. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, and his work has appeared in the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and New Directions for Institutional.

Key Projects
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program

    Mathematica’s Data Management and Analytics department helped design, develop, and support a case management, reporting, and performance measurement system for grantees to monitor the program's effectiveness.

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