- Chief of Product
Roman Hardgrave is the Chief of Product at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His objective is to enhance the online presence of the Mercatus Center through Mercatus.org and other technology projects.
Prior to joining the Mercatus Center in 2012, Mr. Hardgrave was a product manager at MapQuest where he managed the development of developer APIs as well as the MapQuest Developer Network. In 2011, Mr. Hardgrave co-authored "Accounting for the Cost of a Public Sector Worker in New Jersey" for the Mercatus Center. Mr. Hardgrave is also an experienced independent filmmaker.
Mr. Hardgrave received his BS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and his MA in Economics from George Mason.