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Spark451 Names JC Bonilla Chief Data Scientist and Head of Analytics

JC Bonilla brings 15 years of blended experience in enrollment management and data science to Spark451’s higher education marketing and technology business units.


Spark451 was founded by Michael McGetrick and Ardis Kadiu, both of whom earned masters degrees from NYU Tandon. Spark451 today announced that Jean-Carlo (JC) Bonilla has been named its Chief Data Scientist and Head of Analytics. … At NYU, Bonilla led multiple recruitment strategies for domestic and international markets as well as retention initiatives, academic affairs, and student services. His leadership at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering delivered increasingly larger classes for 10 consecutive years. Later, at the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress [CUSP], he was appointed to launch a new urban informatics practice and academic offering.

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