Dr Mark Griffin is the Chair of the IIBA SIG for Business Analytics. He is the Director of the Australian Development Agency for Statistics and Information Systems, a member of the Executive Committee for the Statistical Society of Australia, and holds an adjunct appointment at the University of Queensland. Qualified as both a statistician and computer engineer, he is well-versed in the similarities and apparent conflicts between these disciplines.
Chris Lloyd-Jones is Avanade’s Global Automation Lead, growing capability in Intelligent Automation and related technologies. Chris has a background in legal and financial services, with a focus on organisational transformation. Connect with Chris on Twitter (@cortalux) or Linkedin.
JENNIFER G LOUGHRAN
Jennifer Loughran, CPM, CSM is an IT Project Manager at the State of Vermont’s Agency of Digital Services, Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). She provides guidance for requirements on IT projects. Jennifer is building a Business Analysis initiative within EPMO and her areas of interest include Data Governance, Enterprise Content Management, Statistical Analysis and Reporting, SAS programming, HEDIS, and Healthcare IT. She has a Bachelor Degree from Centenary University. Jennifer has worked with Prudential, BlueCross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, HNS, BlueCross and BlueShield of Vermont, State of Vermont Health Care Administration, and MBA HealthGroup. LinkedIn: LinkedIn
RAMANPAL SINGH ANAND
Ramanpal is working as Senior Business Manager in Business Consulting division of HCL Technologies and has 14 years of consulting experience. His primary skill is to recommend industry best practices to his customers, help them define their multi year IT roadmap & leverage analytics at strategic & operational level to measure performance. He architected CRM, Supply chain, loyalty management systems and built solutions that leveraged historic & contextual data to offer real time promotions. He worked extensively on data analysis, visualization, dashboards & process consulting in Denmark, Australia, UK, US & holds Bachelor of Technology from Punjab Technical University, India.
Kunal Joshi, CBAP, PMP is currently working as Global Workflow Consultant at Shell. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Gujarat Technological University and has diverse experience in fields of Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Information Management. Prior to the current role he has worked as PMO, Commissioning and Maintenance Engineer in Refinery. He currently helps to manage engineering data using Engineering Datawarehouses.
Mr. Oludayo Awe is an Engineering graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State of Nigeria and is the System Architect of The OS Concepts Consulting (based in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria) where his job roles include Business Process Development, Business Process Management, Business Process Improvement and Re-engineering, Business Analysis and Project Management. He is also the President of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Nigeria Chapter and sits on the board of the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region of IIBA.
Melanie Lee, CBAP, is a Consultant at CGI Group, Inc. in Atlanta, GA, USA. She is an experienced Business Analyst, having worked for companies such as UPS, SunTrust Bank, AT&T, and Siebel Systems, on a wide range of project types from data integration, mobile and credit card payments, CRM support systems, and business analytics. She received her MS in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University and has an undergraduate degree in Statistics and an Actuarial Certificate from University of Florida. Prior to finding her Business Analyst career path, Melanie was an Actuarial Analyst at Mercer and Assurant, which she now recognizes to be a unique and specialized business analytics role.