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Dr. Jean Orelien is the founder and CEO of SciMetrika, a company that helps government and commercial clients to solve complex population health challenges. Founded in 2001, SciMetrika is an award winning company. In both 2010 and 2011, SciMetrika made Inc. magazine’s list of the Top 500 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. In 2010, SciMetrika was recognized as a company to watch in North Carolina. Currently, SciMetrika has more than 150 employees and revenues expected to exceed $25M in 2012.
In both 2010 and 2011, Dr. Orelien was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the country’s top 10 black entrepreneurs (# 3 in 2011), and in 2010 the magazine covered his work in Haiti following the January earthquake. A couple of months after the earthquake, Dr. Orelien organized a non-profit team to gather data about victims to help aid organizations properly target relief efforts.
Following the earthquake, Dr. Orelien has put his plans to be involved in Haiti on fast track because of the “fierce urgency of now”. He believes that job creation through mid to large scale projects are essential to Haiti success. To this end, he is leading a real estate development project near Lake Azuei also known as etang Saumatre (the largest lake in the country). Dr. Orelien received a Doctorate of Public Health degree in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Statistics degree from North Carolina State University.
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