Henk-Jan Wassenaar

Managing Director, Research

Henk-Jan Wassenaar, Ph.D. is the Managing Director, Research of JUST Capital. He is responsible for leading all research activities at the organization relating to the evaluation and analysis of just corporate performance and rankings to support JUST Capital’s overall mission. Before joining JUST Capital, Henk-Jan was Director of Data Analytics and Research at BlackLocus Home Depot Innovation Lab where he developed business intelligence, machine learning models, and Home Depot online pricing strategies. Prior to Home Depot, Henk-Jan managed the European Pricing Practice for Zilliant Inc., developing and implementing B2B pricing solutions for major European customers in manufacturing, distribution, and rental channels. Previously, Henk-Jan developed models and analyzed marketing incentives for Power Information Network, a division of J.D. Power and Associates as well as managed client relations and developed business opportunities onsite at the Chrysler Group’s Economist Office. Henk-Jan did a Post-doc at Northwestern University after receiving his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of Illinois at Chicago, where his work contributed substantially to the field of Decision-Based Design. He also holds a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology.

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