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Fred Schaefer

In his role as principal, Fred leads Cadeo’s data science practice. His many years of consulting experience and deep analytical and statistical expertise elevate the firm’s market research, evaluation, customer segmentation, and resource planning projects. He is continuously scanning for ways to use new data and advanced analytics to provide innovative solutions to the complex problems that Cadeo’s clients face. Still, Fred maintains a practical approach, and his clients can count on him for useful and reliable products.

Prior to joining Cadeo, Fred worked as a consulting director at Corios, a management consulting firm. There, he provided analytic insights to clients in the financial services, manufacturing, retail, and utility industries. Fred also spent several years in energy-efficiency research as an associate at the Cadmus Group. While at Cadmus, Fred led numerous conservation potential assessments and impact evaluation tasks for utilities across North America.

Fred holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Harvey Mudd College and an M.S. in Statistics from Oregon State University. When away from the office, Fred enjoys spending time with his children, applying his analytical skills to fantasy sports and board games, and cooking meat in his backyard.


  • Structured Problem Solving
  • Solution Architecture
  • Technical Project Management
  • Programming Polyglot