John Odorski is an analyst for the Insights for Innovation practice area of Applied Marketing Science (AMS).
In his role at AMS, John is involved in the day-to-day execution of projects, including qualitative and quantitative data analysis, project coordination, and report development. John works with a variety of clients in industries such as industrial components, consumer goods, medical devices, telecommunications, and heavy equipment.
John discovered a passion for conducting research during his time at Virginia Tech. The most notable project he worked on investigated the effects of open burn munition depots on the health and wellness of those that live in proximity to a burn site. John contributed to the project by analyzing survey data, interviewing local residents, constructing a final PowerPoint presentation and contributing to a literature review. The findings were presented to local environmental affiliates, the Montgomery and Pulaski city council, members of the Army Munition Depot of Radford, VA, and at the Appalachian community teaching conference in Arlington, Virginia.
John is a native of central Massachusetts and has lived in the towns of Boylston and Shrewsbury, but currently resides in Worcester. After graduating from Saint John’s High School in 2015, John attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) where he studied social sciences.
John graduated from Virginia Tech in May 2019 with a B.S. in Sociology and Criminology and a minor in Peace Studies Violence Prevention.