Business Analytics Round Table

CBA faculty and professionals gather to network, and to share case studies and examples of best practices in how they implement analytics in their businesses and endeavors.

Healthcare Analytics Roundtable

Friday, March 17, 2017
Bartley Hall, Curley Exchange

“Data Governance In Action”
Patrick Farrell, Senior Director Data Analytics
Data Analytics Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System

“Leveraging the Public Cloud for Enterprise Analytics and Self-Service"
Peter Mooiweer, Vice President, Information Delivery, AmerisourceBergen

"Analytics Case Examples @ CHOP”
John N Martin, Senior Director, Enterprise Analytics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

“Big Data to Big Insights - How to use the Power of Analytics to Improve Healthcare Outcomes”
Dinesh Vandayar, Vice President, SAP Industry Advisory for Life Sciences & Healthcare
SAP North America

Fall Business Analytics Roundtable

Friday, November 18, 2016

“The Shifting Software Market: Top 3 Trends in Big Data & Analytics”                    
Lawrence J. Weber
Program Director, Developer Marketing

“Advertising Analytics”
Remy Stiles
Associate VP, Client Solutions & Head of Philadelphia Office
Kepler Group

"Getting from “So What?” to “WOW……What?!??!?!” to “Now What?” with Analytics and Data Visualization"
Kellianne Catalano
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Procter and Gamble
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Business Analytics Roundtable

Friday, June 17, 2016

"Using Management Accounting and Prescriptive Analytics to Double Your Company’s Profitability"
Graham Tasman - Click here to view presentation
Grant Thornton

“Business Cases Leveraging IBM Watson and Cognitive Computing"
Boris Vishnevsky - Click here to view presentation

“Creating a Data Driven Organization”
Amanda Teschko Click here to view presentation
Thorogood Consulting 

November 20, 2015

“Artificial Intelligence Turbocharges Analytics”
Brad Power - Partner, FCB Partners

"In-Memory Computing, Big-Data and the Internet of Things"
Pat Tupper - Vice President, SAP

“Dynamic Strategic Portfolio Modeling” 
Roland Mosiman - CEO, AlignAlytics

November 14, 2014

"Optimize Human Capital Investments: Make the "Hard" Business Case"
Frank DiBernardino - Managing Principal, Vienna Human Capital Advisors, LLC

"Case Study: Using Data Mining to Improve Customer Retention"
Alex McKinney - Project Management Institute (PMI)
Christopher Mederos - Villanova University, Class of 2015

“Digital Analytics to Fuel Enterprise Optimization”
Craig Smith - Founder and CEO, Trinity Insight

November 22, 2013

“Integrating Analytics and Process Improvement at Vanguard”
James Hyatt – Principal, Center for Excellence, Vanguard

“Optimizing the Sales Process”
Steve Crom – Partner, Valeocon Management Consulting
Thomas Bertels - Partner, Valeocon Management Consulting

"Air Products Data and Analytics (DnA) Journey"
Glenn Kasten, Program Manager for Management Reporting, Air Products
Steve Smith, Director of Information Technology Analytics, Air Products

November 29, 2012

“Enterprise Data Integration: Turning Data into a Strategic Asset”
W. Graham Tasman - Grant Thornton LLP

“The Promise of Social Media in Analytics”
Chris Bound - Social Media Research Bureau

“Case Study: Improving Call Center Forecasting”
Thomas Coghlan - Center for Business Analytics, Villanova University
Timothy Krall - Exelon
Dave Shavor - Exelon

June 15, 2012

“The Performance Management Framework”
Roland Mosimann - CEO, AlignAlytics
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“New Customer Acquisition – Marketing Optimization”
Ron Cline - Vice President, Bank of America
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“Assessing the State of Mobile Analytics”
William (Bill) Wagner, PhD - Associate Professor of Accountancy & Information Systems
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November 21, 2012

“Business Analytics: The Promises and Perils”
Gary Cokins - Principal Consultant at SAS and author of  Performance Management

“Driving Profits with Business Analytics”
Ted Gifford - Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, Schneider National Inc.

“Know thy Customer: Next Generation Techniques for Turning Customer Data into Action”
Stephen Meyer - Director of Data Strategy, Comcast Interactive Media
Ryan Caplan - CEO and Founder, ColdLight Solutions

April 13, 2011

“Driving Efficiencies through a Single Global Business Intelligence Framework”
Mike Bizzoco - Director of Global Business Intelligence, Campbell’s Soup Company

“Re-imagining the Brand…and the Use of Data to Unwind Myths”
John Vonk  -  VP Product Planning, Comcast XFINITY

November 5, 2010

"To Catch a Thief: Combating Fraud and Aiding Investigations with Data Analytics".
Jeremy Osinski - Senior Manager, Ernst and Young
Jared Crafton - Senior Manager, Ernst and Young

"Workers' Compensation Best Practices: Data Analytics"
Debbie Rodgers - VP, Global Risk Management, ARAMARK

"Establishing Key Performance Indicators –A Case Study from the Life Sciences Industry"
Michael Zubey - Senior Principal and Director, IMS Health Consulting and Services

April 29, 2010

“The State of Business Analytics”
Tom Davenport - Author of “Competing on Analytics” and “Analytics at Work”

September 25, 2009

“Unlocking the Information in Transactional Systems”
Glenn Kasten - Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Ted Wagner - Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

“A New Approach to Data Analysis and Decision-Making”
Lars Bjork - CEO, Qlik Tech

“Using 100% of Customer Feedback to Listen to Customers”
Bryan Jeppsen - JetBlue Airways, Inc.

June 12, 2009

“Store Dashboard and Enterprise Models”
John Baldino - Wawa
Brian McCaffrey - Wawa

“Award-winning Analytics Approach to Employee Safety”
Andrew Pelcin - ARAMARK

“Role of Quantitative Approaches in Professional Football Operations”
Andrew Brant - The Philadelphia Eagles

February 27, 2009

“Proven Practices using Predictive Analytics Linked to Top Level Metrics”
Kathleen Donahue - Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

“Frameworks and Tools for Predictive and Leading Measurement”
George Diehl - Villanova School of Business

“Villanova Current Couse Offerings to Meet BA Skill Requirements”
Matt Liberatore, Wenhong Luo and Tom Coghlan

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Faculty Director

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

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Program Coordinator

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