Justin

Justin Holman is CEO of Aftermarket Analytics, where he leads efforts to develop cutting edge sales forecasting and inventory optimization technology for the Automotive Aftermarket. Prior to joining Aftermarket Analytics, Justin managed corporate consulting for the Strategy & Analytics division at MapInfo Corporation, leading major projects for retail clients including The Home Depot, Darden Restaurants, Bridgestone-Firestone, Sainsbury’s and New York & Company. Before that, Justin served as Vice President of Software Development at LogicTools, now part of IBM's supply chain application software group. Justin holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon and an Executive Management certificate from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

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    • Maryann Hammers 2 weeks ago

      Hi Mr. Holman
      I’m so impressed at your research. I’ve never been to Pueblo (born and raised and a lifetime resident of California), but I’ve been researching Pueblo as part of my genealogy research. In 1889, my great-great grandfather moved to Pueblo, where he made a living as a professional gambler and dealer for The Mint Saloon. His daughter (my great-grandma) and her husband (my great-grandpa, who worked as a “property man” for the Earl Theater and before that as a “stage man” for the Grand Opera House) met and married in Pueblo. My grandmother and all her siblings was born in Pueblo in the early 1900s (the home address was 132 S. Mechanic, which doesn’t seem to exist). They lived near my great-grandfather’s father, whose address was 104 S. Mechanic, which also doesn’t exist as far as I can tell. I’m trying to figure out the locations or learn more about where my ancestors lived and worked. For example, what happened to “South Mechanic Avenue”? Any info on The Mint Saloon or Earl Theater? Or any other interesting bits? I’d be so interested to learn more, if you happen to know the answers to these questions. I sincerely thank you.

  • Missy Braun 9 months ago

    Hi Dr. Holman,

    I’m not sure if you remember me, but I took roughly three of your courses in college. You were one of the best professors I’ve had while I was in Pueblo. I meant to email you/get in contact with you for about a year now. I just wanted to thank you. Thank you for the way that you teach and thank you for caring.

    After graduating with a degree in economics and finance, I landed a job in Denver at Promontory Risk Review. We deal with compliance and I am now an anti money laundering analyst.

    Your geography course was one of the most helpful courses I have ever taken. I still use what I learned in that class on a daily basis.

    I have now been at PRR for over a year and a half. I think all of my professors helped me get to this point, but I think your help was the most impactful.

    Thank you for doing what you do.

    Missy Braun

    • Justin 9 months ago

      Dear Missy,
      Thank you so much for these kind words. All teachers hope to have this sort of impact on students and I’m grateful to you for taking the time to let me know. You made my day! 🙂
      Best wishes,
      Justin

  • Yuxiao 9 months ago

    Hi Dr. Holman,
    I am a master student at OSU and I am currently collecting CVs to analyze for a course called Professionalization. I major in geography and I am quite interested in your experiences. I am wondering if you could send me you CV, which would help me a lot. I promise not to divulge your personal information or use your CV for other purposes. I would appreciate your help.

    Best,
    Yuxiao

    • Justin 8 months ago

      Sent to your osu.edu email. Best, Justin

  • Michal 8 months ago

    Hello Justin. Your post is truly inspiring. I have a question regarding my future career choices and it would be very helpful if you, as a professional, could guide me. I currently hold an MSc in Environmental Change and International Development and during the course of my degree I had a few sessions on GIS that I really enjoyed, which made me think about doing another MSc in Applied GIS that is offered at my university. The link to the course is here : https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/usp/taughtpg/courses/appliedgis . Could you perhaps take a look at the course structure and give me your honest opinion whether this course will enable me to pursue a career in spatial analysis? and whether it is worth it for me to undertake another master’s? All the best 🙂

    • Justin 8 months ago

      Hi Michael,
      I’m sure the applied GIS master’s is good but I don’t recommend a 2nd Master’s degree. Try to develop the skills on your own. Lots of excellent web resources out there. Better yet, find a job where you can learn and apply the skills you want to develop. Be willing to sacrifice salary for experience/knowledge.
      Best wishes,
      Justin

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