Erin Adamaitis

Senior Director, Business Intelligence
Time Warner Cable

Erin Adamaitis is Senior Director of Business Intelligence for Time Warner Cable, where she leads a team responsible for building the next generation of Audience Measurement and Video Viewership big data analytic capabilities for the TWC Media organization. In addition, Erin is an agile champion, coach, and mentor to the Enterprise Business Intelligence and Data […]

Rhonda Baker

Client Executive

Rhonda is a second year Masters candidate in Health Informatics at UNC Charlotte. She works for IBM as a Client Executive supporting a Healthcare / Life sciences vertical and holds a MBA from Duke University and a Bachelors in Finance & Accounting from Ithaca College. She grew up in upstate New York but calls Charlotte […]

Nisha Balani

AVP, Senior Core Finance Data Steward, CFO Group
Bank of America

Nisha Balani is a Senior Regulatory Reporting Data Steward in within the CFO group at Bank of America. In this role she is responsible for Enterprise Data Management and Governance for data that is submitted to the Federal Reserve Board. Financial Regulation is her domain specialty during her six years with the firm. Prior to […]

Nick Beaton

Technical Consultant

I am passionate about designing systems that help people see and understand their data. While a student, I became intrigued with statistical programming and this lead to a career in data science. At the time, I had to write thousands of lines of code to clean, prep, load, and analyze datasets just so we could […]

Rishi Bhatnagar

Syntelli Solutions

Rishi has always wanted to resolve big business problems with data. He founded Syntelli early in his career to provide data analytics and business intelligence consulting services. Since starting Syntelli in 2005, he’s grown the company to be a premier provider of end-to-end analytics consulting services. The sources of Rishi’s strong consulting experience include work […]

Christopher Blanchette, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences
UNC Charlotte

Christopher M. Blanchette, Ph.D., M.B.A. is an epidemiologist and health services researcher with expertise in health economics and outcomes research, health data analytics and pharmaceutical use. He is currently the Director of the Data Science Initiative and an Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences with the College of Health & Human Services at the University […]

Maura Bosbyshell

Data Analyst
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

Maura is a data science analyst at Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, a managed care organization for behavioral health services. She uses SAS to develop data-driven insight for rapidly changing organizational needs. She recently completed the master’s degree in Health Informatics at UNC Charlotte. Before that she worked in education, business analysis and documentation, and human resources. […]

Ned Carroll

Enterprise Data Management and Architecture Executive
Bank of America

Ned Carroll is the Enterprise Data Management and Architecture executive for Bank of America. Carroll leads a team responsible for the bank’s data management policy, standards, and governance; enterprise business analytics and discovery; and shared technology assets. Carroll has almost 20 years of experience in the financial services industry including significant roles at Perot Systems […]

Rick Chakra

Senior Business Applications Consultant

Rick Chakra is a Senior Business Applications Consultant within the US Retail division at Metlife. In this role, Rick has led cross-team relationship management and integration efforts with IT, Business, and Actuarial Resources – successfully launching multiple large-scale life insurance projects onto the strategic online admin system infrastructure. Rick is a team mentor and SME […]

Bill Chu, Ph.D.

Professor, Software and Information Systems
UNC Charlotte

Bill Chu is Professor at the Department of Software and Information Systems, UNC Charlotte. He is associate director of the Center for Configuration Analytics and Automation. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Computer Science both from the University of Maryland at College Park.