Houston Astros Dr. Ehsan Bokhari, Senior Director of Player Evaluation on Ai in Baseball
Dr. Bokhari joined the Houston Astros as Director of Research and Development in November 2018. A year later, Ehsan was promoted to his current role as Senior Director, Player Evaluation.
In his current role, Ehsan contributes to amateur, professional and international player evaluation. Ehsan previously oversaw all projects coming out of R&D, ensuring their quality and making certain that all baseball operations’ consumer needs were met. Ehsan previously spent four seasons (2015-2018) with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ R&D team as a Senior Analyst--he was one of the original members of the Dodgers’ R&D staff.
Prior to joining the Dodgers, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Illinois for the 2014-2015 academic year. While at the University of Illinois, Ehsan completed an MS in statistics in 2011 and received his PhD in quantitative psychology in 2014.
Ehsan received his undergraduate degrees in psychology and mathematics at the University of Arizona, in 2009.