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Executive Lessons Learned in Analytics and Advanced Technologies

Presented by the Stillman School of Business
Chaired by Jay Liebowitz, D.Sc., M.S. in Business Analytics (MSBA) Program Co-Director

Register to attend the Fall 2021 Lectures

Featuring four industry leaders, the 2nd annual lecture series will focus on leveraging analytics and associated applications to improve business impact and financial outcomes as well as the use of data-driven tools in the decision-making process and the impact of these on people and policymaking.

The Virtual Lectures will take place once a month on a Thursday, 6:30 -7:30 p.m. ET.


Jeffrey J. Headd, Ph.D.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
6:30 -7:30 p.m. ET

Jeffrey J. Headd, Ph.D.Jeffrey J. Headd, Ph.D., Senior Director of Commercial Data Sciences

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Driving Measurable Business Impact Through Data Science at Scale
Successful leverage of data science requires a strategy that balances talent, use case selection, organizational change management, impact measurement, and technology. Through this presentation, you will learn how Janssen Pharmaceuticals has matured its data science capabilities from early proof of concept projects to a cornerstone capability enabling critical business initiatives.

Patrick McCreesh, Ph.D.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
6:30-7:30 p.m. ET

Patrick McCreesh, Ph.D.Patrick McCreesh, Ph.D., Managing Partner


When People Feel Stuck: How to Get People to Use Your Analytical Tools
Many people struggle to adopt new analytical tools compared to using the experience-based approach they have always used.  This session will explain why people get Stuck on their old ways and how we can help them change their ways to use new tools and techniques.  When we get people to include data-driven tools in their decision-making process, everybody wins!

Kimya Lee, Ph.D.
Thursday, November 11, 2021 (Veterans Day)
6:30 -7:30 p.m. ET

Kimya Lee, Ph.D.Kimya Lee, Ph.D., Executive Director, Strategic Workforce Planning & Analysis

Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The People Part of Analytics (or When Data Isn’t Enough)
Exploring the intersections among data, analytics, personnel & HR policy. What to do when your data model isn’t enough. The discussion will focus on the complexities of data analytics, how it affects policymaking, and the importance of storytelling with data.

Jeffrey S. Noto, M.S.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
6:30-7:30 p.m. ET

Jeffrey S. Noto, M.S.Jeffrey S. Noto, M.S., SVP and CFO, Global Network and Technology


Analytics from the CFO’s Perspective
The presentation will discuss analytical applications focused on improving the financial outcomes in a corporate environment, including how improved operational data leads to advancements in financial outcomes – business volume insights, investment analytics, profitability insights, financial forecasting and overall improved financial results.



Sep 23 2021


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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