Shaun Doheney

Principal Analyst

Mr. Doheney is a senior operations research analyst and data scientist with over 20 years of experience in modeling and solving complex problems in dynamic environments.  As a certified Project Management Professional and defense acquisition Program Management candidate, he has extensive experience in building and leading multifunctional teams focused on achieving the organization’s tactical, operational, and strategic goals.  As a retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, he is a proven leader and trusted advisor who applies and effectively communicates rigorous, insightful, and actionable analysis resulting in better decisions.  His past projects featured data analysis; multi-objective decision analysis; quantitative risk analysis; simulation; and optimization.  He has applied these techniques to force development system processes; wargaming; concept-based and capabilities-based assessments; manpower and human resource development processes; and assignment and schedule optimization.  His more recent efforts have focused on guiding adoption of analytic methods and optimizing allocation of resources across operational scenarios to inform portfolio funding decisions over a multi-year horizon.

Education

Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics, George Mason University, 2018
Master of Science in Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2004
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, California State University, Long Beach, 1998

Selected Publications and Presentations

Doheney, S., McLemore, C., Savage, S., Scenario-Based Portfolio Planning with Uncertainty: A Model for Budgetary Planning. Presented to 86th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Monterey, CA, June 2018.

Savage, S., Doheney, S., Tutorial on Interactive Simulation with SIPmath: Creating Simulations in Native Excel. Presented to 86th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Monterey, CA, June 2018.

Doheney, S.  Managing the Marine Corps Operations Research Community.  Presented to 85th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, West Point, NY, June 2017.

Doheney, S.  Marine Corps Doctor of Philosophy Program for Technical Leaders.  Decision Brief to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., October 2016.

Doheney, S.  Ground Combat and Tactical Vehicle Mission Area Prioritization.  Presented to Ground Combat Element Conference 2-12, Quantico, VA, November 2012.

Doheney, S.  Review of the Ground Combat Element for the 2017 Baseline Marine Expeditionary Brigade.  Presented to Ground Combat Element Conference 2-12, Quantico, VA, November 2012.

Doheney, S., Modeling the United States Marine Corps Enlisted Manpower System as a Markov Process.  Presented to Sixth Annual Navy Workforce Research and Analysis Conference, Falls Church, VA, April 2006, and to 74th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO, June 2006.

Doheney, S. W., Sleep Logistics as a Force Multiplier: An Analysis of Reported Fatigue Factors from Southwest Asia Warfighters. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, September 2004.