ason is an experienced digital analyst & entrepreneur whose primary focus is on forcing organizations to think differently about the delivery of information, insight, and recommendations.

Recently, Jason co-founded 33 Sticks, an analytics boutique, advising Fortune 500 companies and partnering with unique, early-stage startups.

Previously, Jason served as Vice President of Strategy & Consulting at Keystone Solutions, where he drove overall analytic & optimization strategy, process, and organization. His personal passions include a love for cooking, a talent for playing bass guitar, and a unique interpretation on life through the art of photography.

Prior to joining Keystone Solutions, Jason was a Senior Consultant at Numeric Analytics. Before joining Numeric, Jason was Manager of Web Analytics for Spark Networks, where he crafted a world-class analytics practice.

Jason honed his digital analytics skills at Omniture, leading implementations for top clients, such as NBC Universal, MTV Networks, and Anheuser-Busch, as a Senior Implementation Consultant. Jason is a member of Adobe’s Customer Advisory Board and is routinely called upon to share his opinions as an industry expert.

Jason holds a B.S. in Information Systems and an M.S. in Management Information Systems from Utah State University.

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Recent Blog Posts

Guest Blogger: Dan Roden

Web Analytic Strategy: Moving Forward with First Downs Having been in the WA space for seven years now, both on the vendor side with Omniture and now on the client side managing a web analytics group, I have seen a broad spectrum of business requirements, implementations, reporting needs and analysis. I remember working with a major retailer and their massive pre-implementation documentation that outlined seemingly e
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Integrating Visual Website Optimizer with Omniture SiteCatalyst

If you haven’t heard of Visual Website Optimizer then I suggest you go check them out now. Do it. Go! Check them out, then come back and read the rest of this post. Visual Website Optimizer (VWO), currently in beta, is poised to be a real player in the optimization space. Their elegant design and drop-dead simple approach to designing, launching, and monitoring tests is just sexy, I don’t know how else to
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Unlocking the Hidden Potential of Online Data

I was honored to participate in a webinar with Ian Michiels from the Aberdeen Group. Ian and I presented on digging deep below the surface to reveal hidden “gems” or opportunities to increase online conversions. For more information on Omniture’s webinar series and to view additional webinars, please visit Omniture.com
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Omniture Summit 2010

Omniture Leaders of the Analytics World 550 East Timpanogos Circle Orem, UT 84097 Dear Omniture, I would like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks to you for your amazing Summit 2010 held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Many conference attendees have also asked me to pass on their sincere appreciation for your efforts in this important undertaking. Your skill in putting together such an amazing panel of i
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WANTED: Additional Measurment Variables

Site measurement variables wanted! Would love to find gently used, in good condition site measurement conversion variables. If you have any that fit this description, please contact me with your asking price. Five years ago, I remember sitting around a conference room, laughing at the thought that anyone would ever need more than 20 custom conversion variables. Oh, how wrong I was. Today, with one of my Omniture impl
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10 Questions with Ben Gaines- @OmnitureCare 1.0

I think I have developed an unhealthy obsession with trying to understand how companies can harness the power of social media to better support their customers and create a sense of community and brand awareness. I have a laundry list of questions and I thought who better to start with then Ben Gaines, a.k.a. @OmnitureCare, the face of support and community at Omniture. 1. How did you get started using Twitter at Omn
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Understanding Statistical Significance with Omniture Test&Target

Already 2010 is feeling like the year of optimization. Everywhere I look, I’m seeing conversations about A|B and MVT testing, optimizing conversion flows, and understanding statistical significance. When I first started running A|B tests, everything I did was on faith.  I had good intention, I measured all the key indicators, but I had no idea how to tackle the question of “yeah but, is it statistically s
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Validating Page Tags with HttpFox

Whether you are validating the deployment of a new measurement solution, testing enhanced page tracking, or debugging an issue with your site, having quick access to the data your site measurement tool is collecting is a must. I have used debugger tools provided by the web analytics vendors, I have used network analyzers like Charles, Ethereal, and Wireshark and tools built specifically for web analytics like WASP. H
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Omniture ClickMap Data Accuracy

I set out to test the data accuracy of Omniture’s ClickMap tool and the heat map tool offered by CrazyEgg. I quickly found it difficult and frustrating to run a clean test. So, I decided to simplify the test and measure the performance of each tool separately. I also want to be clear, that the point of this experiment is not to debate Omniture ClickMap vs. CrazyEgg. They are two separate products, with differen
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Improve Your Product Through (Negative) Feedback

In grad school, I took a class on the management style of Machiavelli’s The Prince vs. the management style of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching.  I had always been drawn to Eastern philosophies and the words of the Tao spoke my language.  I was hooked. Over the past couple of days, I have had numerous conversations with friends, colleagues, and industry experts, that have caused me to take pause and reevaluate the
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