Hec Maldonado-Reis (Él/He) is an Associate Director at the Delaware Data Innovation (a.k.a. as “The Lab”) where he leverages data for social advocacy and gain. Héctor is a biomedical engineer turned public health scientist with vast experience translating research into actionable insights. In his career, he looks to facilitate how analytical findings are interpreted across various stakeholder levels. At The Lab, he is currently focused on integrating diverse data sources and approaches to distill interpretable inferences that help support community-level decision making. Héctor was born and raised in Puerto Rico and today calls Delaware home. In his free time he enjoys biking, road trips with his husband Thomas and trying out new dinner recipes.