Namita Nandakumar

Senior Quantitative Analyst
NHL Seattle

Namita Nandakumar is an incoming Senior Quantitative Analyst for NHL Seattle. She previously spent two seasons as a Quantitative Analyst for the Philadelphia Eagles, where she used statistical tools to inform football operations decision-making. She graduated from Wharton in May 2018 with a B.S. in Economics and a concentration in Statistics. Namita has also written for The Athletic Philadelphia and Hockey Graphs, most frequently about entry draft strategy and evaluation in the NHL. She has shared extensive public research on hockey analytics topics ranging from win probability to draft trends to the effects of player size on performance.