Sig is Special Assistant to the General Manager for Process Improvement, for the Houston Astros. Prior to joining the Astros, he worked for the St. Louis Cardinals as Director of Amateur Draft Analytics. He was involved in the modeling, analysis and data-driven decision making throughout all levels of the organization. He was a key contributor in the draft decision processes that led to the selection of more Major League players than any other organization during his time with the Cardinals.
Earlier in his career, Sig worked for Lockheed Martin and for NASA. He holds two undergraduate engineering degrees from the University of California at Davis and master’s degrees in operations research and cognitive psychology/human factors from San Jose State University. Sig has been active in baseball statistics and analytics since becoming a member of the Society of Baseball Research (SABR) in elementary school.