IMPAQ Names New Vice President

Columbia, Maryland


October 02, 2014

IMPAQ International today named Slava Katz to the position of Vice President, Technology Solutions. The promotion comes against the backdrop of continued growth of IMPAQ’s Technology Solutions Division, which Mr. Katz started in 2013.  Since then, IMPAQ has seen its technical staff and related portfolio of projects significantly expand.

“Over the past year Slava has been instrumental in the success and growth of our Technology Solutions Division, leveraging his more than 15 years of technology management experience working with both federal and state government as well as private industry, to help us achieve our best year to date,” said Dr. David Baker, IMPAQ’s Chief Program Officer.

Mr. Katz will be responsible for managing and supporting the delivery of innovative and methodology-driven research solutions from conception through implementation.  These solutions include delivery of tools and services for data collection, data management, business intelligence, and big data analytics.

“Under Slava’s leadership, Technology Solutions provides the tools that are necessary to support our research and program evaluation needs,” stated Avi Benus, IMPAQ’s President.  “Slava’s team has the understanding that can link the complexities of technology to drive value out of data, addressing our clients most difficult challenges.”

Mr. Katz combines subject matter expertise with innovative technology to develop highly useful and effective information services across multiple disciplines. He has provided technical guidance and oversight for the development of several high profile web-enabled data collection, survey, and reporting systems for government agencies. He has led a number of high profile efforts for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Institutes of Health (NIH), USDA Food and Nutrition Service, and US Department of State.

A full bio of Mr. Slava Katz can be found here.

About IMPAQ International

IMPAQ International is a public policy research firm that drives value by utilizing innovative thinking and rigorous approaches to improve our clients’ policies and programs, delivering meaningful, real world impact. IMPAQ’s mission is to provide exemplary research and consulting services through the use of impact evaluation studies, applied research, policy analysis, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and technical assistance.



Lauren Williams
Media Relations
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