Nitin Agrawal

Managing Director, Banking and Securities
Deloitte Consulting

Nitin is a Managing Director in Deloitte’s Banking and Securities practice with focus on analytics and information management. He has over 15 years of experience in implementing large scale risk and finance solutions across banking and financial services clients. He has deep subject matter knowledge of risk and regulatory requirements and corresponding implications on data […]

Jennifer Anderson

Executive Director
North Carolina Healthcare Information & Communication (NCHICA)

Jennifer Anderson is the executive director of NCHICA—The North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, a non-profit healthcare organization with a mission of transforming the delivery of healthcare through the effective use of technology, informatics and analytics. Prior to joining NCHICA, Jennifer managed regional physician office operations for a for-profit healthcare organization, led EHR quality […]

Chris Beorkrem

UNC Charlotte, School of Architecture

Chris Beorkrem is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He currently serves as a coordinator for the Digital Arts Center (darts.uncc.edu) in the College of Arts + Architecture. He also serves as coordinator of the DesComp Dual Masters Degree in Architecture and Computer Science. He […]

Christopher Blanchette

Vice President, Evidence Strategy, Generation & Communication
Precision Health Economics

Dr. Blanchette is Vice President, Evidence Strategy, Generation & Communication for Precision Health Economics, part of Precision for Medicine. He has focused his career on assessing real-world clinical and economic outcomes associated with the use of pharmaceuticals, biologics and devices. He was formerly a Principal & the Americas Leader for the Retrospective Outcomes Research Center […]

Robin Blom

Ball State University

Robin Blom is a graduate director and assistant professor of journalism at Ball State University where he teaches media analytics, data journalism, communication theory, and media law and ethics. Robin also serves as a faculty co-advisor of Cardinal Metrics, a student-run media analytics agency. Robin earned degrees from the Hogeschool van Utrecht, The Netherlands (B.A., […]

Ron Bodkin

CTO Architecture and Services

Ron is responsible for leading the global emerging technology team focusing on Artificial Intelligence, GPU and Blockchain. Responsible for leading global consulting teams for enterprise analytics architectures combining Hadoop and Spark, public cloud and traditional data warehousing, driving strategic pillar for Teradata. Previously, Ron was the founding CEO of Think Big Analytics. Think Big provides […]

Rebecca Boyles

Program Manager, Bioinformatics
RTI International

Rebecca Boyles has nearly 20 years of experience in environmental health science research with a focus on data science applications, including data management technologies and data integration. She has particular expertise designing data-driven research methods and architectures to support research collaborations. She is currently the Co-Director of Infrastructure for the Environmental Influences on Child Health […]

Nicole Bradley

Watson Platform Specialist
IBM Core Watson Platform

Nicole is a native Virginian who has been in Technology since 1993. She moved from the hardware and storage space to software and specifically Analytics, Advanced and Business Intelligence in 2010. In 2015 she realized her dream and took a role at IBM Watson. Nicole worked in Retail Consulting prior to focusing on the Financial […]

Anu Brookins

Leader, Digital Process Continuous Improvement Center of Excellence
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Anu is Master Black Belt and Leader, Continuous Improvement Center of Excellence at Cisco. Anu has a team of Master Black Belt Six Sigma professionals that support Cisco leaders in fostering digital continuous improvement in their organizations, train/ mentor fellow employees in digital process improvement, and lead strategic projects. Her team is also innovating the […]

Victor Chen, PhD

UNC Charlotte, Belk College of Business

Dr. Chen is an Assistant Professor of International Management at The Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC), where he teaches global business strategy at both undergraduate and MBA levels. His research focuses on institutional dynamics and diversity around the world, business strategy from a top management perspective, and general questions […]