Dennis O'Brien is a former Jesuit and Marine, and micro-econometrician. He was one of the founding executives of Data Resources Inc (DRI) and commercialized Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates (WEFA).
He is a co-founder of Dunn & Bradstreet Technical Economic Services. He retired from systems provider InfoVest into an active life of public service that has included serving as an advisor on China and co-founding of a Delaware charter school.
Dennis holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Economics; an M.P.A. in Political Economics; a M.Sc. in Military Science; and a B.A. in Economics, Philosophy and Mathematics.