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Center for Business Analytics
Innovations in Healthcare through Analytics
Spring Conference

Friday, April 12, 2019
PwC Auditorium, Bartley Hall

Please join us for our Spring Conference, 'Innovations in Healthcare through Analytics' on Friday, April 12 2019.

Philadelphia has long been known as a city of innovation when it comes to the Healthcare and Life Sciences industries. Speakers during the conference will highlight how new technologies are driving business decisions and products throughout health network systems, healthcare providers and pharma industries.

The Center for Business Analytics at VSB will be hosting top executives to discuss current use-cases and business opportunities gained through an analytics-forward approach to areas such as digital imaging, managing compliance and risk internationally, health system networking and personalized healthcare.


8:30-9 a.m. | Breakfast and Registration

9:15 a.m. | Welcome from Daniel Wright, PhD – Faculty Director, CBA

9:30 a.m. | David West, Co-Founder, Proscia

10:30 a.m. | Steven Szakaly, Vice President, Consumer Insights & Analytics, Lehigh Valley Health Network

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Lunch

12:30 p.m. | Steve Barnes, '92 VSB, Chief Financial Officer, Accolade, Inc.

1:45 p.m. | John Reilly, '96 COE, '00 MBA, Head Global Ethics & Compliance Platforms, Performance, and Operations at GSK


CBA Thought Leader Lecture
Friday, October 26
PwC Auditorium, Bartley 1011
1:30 P.M.

Raymond M. Tierney III, ’81 CLAS
President & COO, iSentium

Ray Tierney’s resume includes lengthy tenures at Morgan Stanley & Co., Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Bloomberg spanning his 36 years in Capital Markets. Ranked #1 on Institutional Investors 2016 Trading Technology 40, Tierney has long been at the forefront in the emerging world of FINTECH and the expansive new horizon it presents financial services.

Founded in 2008, iSentium, which has offices in the US and Canada, uses patented Natural Language Processing (NLP) to extract sentiment from unstructured social content then instantly transforms it into highly actionable indicators in Finance, Brand Management and Politics.

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Tierney back to campus on Friday, October 26th. The event is free of charge and a great way to kick off Villanova Homecoming weekend.

If you have any questions, please contact Meredith Lockyer, Associate Director, Center for Business Analytics at Meredith.lockyer@villanova.edu

CBA Fall Round Table
‘Business Analytics: Top Trends and Topics in Financial Services’
Friday, November 16, 2018
Curley Exchange, Bartley Hall
9 – 3 P.M.                       
Registration Cost: $50

The Villanova School of Business Center for Business Analytics is proud to host our Fall Round Table focused on how analytics is rapidly changing the financial services industry. Representatives from Paypal, Bank of America and Clutch will share examples from case studies and recent best practices.

This will be an open forum for Q & A, sharing resources and networking with professional colleagues. VSB Analytics and MIS faculty members will be available and students and Villanova community members will also be included. Lunch will be served and we encourage networking throughout the day!

We look forward to you joining our high-caliber slate of speakers and guests. Seating is limited and the day will include breakfast and lunch. Alumni, Advisory Council members (and guests) and students are free of charge.

Contact Us

Daniel Wright, PhD
Faculty Director

Meredith K. Lockyer
Associate Director
Center for Business Analytics
(610) 519-7016

Sharon Ballard
Program Coordinator

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