Intensity continues to expand the leadership team with the addition of Dr. Stan Panis. Dr. Panis brings over 20 years of expertise in healthcare, pensions, employment, big data, and damage calculations to the firm.
San Diego, CA – Intensity, LLC, an economic consulting firm known for influential research and in-depth analysis, announced today the hire of Managing Director Dr. Stan Panis, based in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Panis is an economist and statistician with deep expertise that will augment Intensity’s strong credentials in healthcare, pensions, big data, and damage calculations. He has been retained by leading law firms and U.S. government agencies, and has served as an expert witness in healthcare, labor, and class action cases.
“It is my pleasure to join the Intensity organization,” Dr. Panis said, “Intensity has a fantastic team of economists and analysts. I am excited about the sophisticated support team that Intensity has built and which aims to result in the best work product possible.”
Patrick Sanders, CEO of Intensity, expressed enthusiasm for the new expertise that Dr. Panis adds to Intensity’s service offerings. The new position aligns with the company’s growth strategy of expanding service offerings while preserving exceptional service and outstanding work product values.
“As far as experts are concerned, Stan brings a unique perspective to our firm. His deep experience studying healthcare and pensions for attorneys and federal agencies, paired with his extensive statistician work, make him a tremendous asset to our expert offerings. I am looking forward to what he and the Intensity team will accomplish together.”
Prior to joining Intensity, Dr. Panis was a principal with Advanced Analytical Consulting Group and a Senior Manager with the Economic and Statistical Consulting group at Deloitte. He served nearly two decades with The RAND Corporation, most recently as Senior Economist. Dr. Panis co-founded and led EconWare, a successful company that developed statistical software to disentangle causality, reverse causality, and selection effects in economic models. He also served as faculty at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Irvine, teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics, econometrics, and economics courses.
Dr. Panis has published more than 20 books and articles in the Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Medical Care, Health Affairs, Health Policy Research, and many other professional journals.
Intensity is a professional services firm that generates powerful research, analysis, and expertise to solve the most complex challenges in the marketplace and courtroom, especially in the areas of economics, finance, and statistics. Using world-class academic training and industry expertise, Intensity professionals conduct thorough research and analysis, develop independent conclusions, and articulate these conclusions in ways that help decision-makers — from corporate executives to judges and juries — make informed decisions. It has built a reputation for unmatched quality, reliability, and responsiveness. The company’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, Novartis, MasterCard, and Adobe.
Dr. Panis earned an M.A. and a B.A in Economics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. In addition, he earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Southern California.