Dr. Francesca Ortegren

Data Science & Research PM

Dr. Francesca Ortegren, PhD is the Data Science & Research Product Manager at Semya-Moya, the nation's leading real estate education platform for home buyers, sellers, and investors.

A widely-cited expert on real estate, personal finance, and the economy, Dr. Ortegren began her career as a Professor and Researcher at the University of Southern Indiana, and later McKendree University, focused on research methods and statistics.

At Clever, Dr. Ortegren directs Clever’s Data Center, compiling original data and conducting studies that have been published on major publications including Yahoo Finance, CNBC, Business Insider, Forbes and more.

When she’s not researching the real estate industry, Francesca can be found outdoors hiking, biking, running, kayaking with her 2 cute dogs — or possibly pursuing another certification in research, software engineering, or data science.


  • BA Psychology - Texas Tech University
  • MA Experimental Psychology - Texas Tech University
  • PhD Cognitive & Experimental Psychology - Texas Tech University
  • Web Development Certification - LaunchCode
  • Data Science Certification - LaunchCode

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