University of Texas at Austin

Advisory Council

Advisory Council

Advisory Council

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Meet the MSBA Advisory Council

The MSBA Advisory Council is comprised of industry leaders with the purpose of advising the MSBA staff on the development of the program. Council members serve as liaisons and advocates of the MSBA Program, offer advice and guidance to the curriculum committee, and assist in student recruitment and student mentorship to strengthen the overall student experience. Members have the opportunity to participate in MSBA practicum projects, networking events, and student treks.

Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Data Scientist, EOG Resources

MSBA Advisory Council

Barrett Shipman

Partner, M&A Operations and Analytics, PwC

Brent Schneeman

Brent Schneeman

Senior Director, Data Science, HomeAway.com

Brian Lakey

Brian Lakey

Data Scientist, HomeAway.com

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Brian Tapperson

Finance Manager, 3M

MSBA Advisory Council

Cassandra Searcy

American Airlines

MSBA Advisory Council

Christopher Pate

Director of Quality and Performance Improvement, CommUnityCare

Ed Tonkon

Ed Tonkon

President, Zebra Technologies

Granger Huntress

Granger Huntress

Senior Product Manager, Solutions Engineering and Analytics, Dun & Bradstreet

MSBA Advisory Council

J. Scott Meier

Director, Financial Support Service, Department of Veterans Affairs

Jeff Felker

Jeff Felker

VP Data-Driven Communications, Charles Schwab

MSBA Advisory Council

John Weyers

Financial Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, 3M Company

MSBA Advisory Council

Justin Bundick

Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy, Data Science Center, Southwest Airlines

MSBA Advisory Council

Linda Vytlacil

VP of Analytics, Walmart

MSBA Advisory Council

Lynda Jarrett

Director, HP

Michael Shepherd

Michael Shepherd

Senior Strategist, Big Data Converged System Analytics, Dell

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Mike Kozub

Chief Data Officer, USAA

Robert Welborn

Robert Welborn

AVP Innovation, Data Scientist, Enterprise Data and Analytics Office, USAA

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Sam Middlebrooks

Principal UI Engineer, Dell Computer

Sean Kirby

Sean Kirby

VP Product Development, Visiquate

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Shuba Balasubramanian

Principal, Deloitte

Vicky Zhang

Vicky Zhang

Product Scientist, Indeed Inc