Kurt Yamamoto is an Institutional Research Programmer/Analyst at the Center for Statistical Consulting. He is a graduate of UCLA with a B.A. in Linguistics and Computer Science. His work experience in both the private and public sectors includes positions at Mattel Inc. as a web developer and as a Business Intelligence Analyst at Loyola Marymount University and American Savings Bank of Hawaii. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, skateboarding, surfing, playing music, surfing and improv as well as surfing.