University of Texas at Austin
MSM ACADEMICS

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.

Michael Shepherd

Michael Shepherd

Senior Strategist, Big Data Converged System Analytics, Dell

Jeff Felker

Jeff Felker

VP Data-Driven Communications, Charles Schwab

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Igor Frolow

Director of University Research Collaboration & Lead Modeling Analyst, USAA

Jim Griffin Business Analytics

Jim Griffin

Jim Griffin, Americas Director, Cartesian DataSciences

Granger Huntress

Granger Huntress

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

Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Data Scientist, EOG Resources

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Mike Kozub

Chief Data Officer, USAA

Brian Lakey

Brian Lakey

Data Scientist, HomeAway.com

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J. Scott Meier

Director, Financial Support Service, Department of Veterans Affairs

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Christopher Pate

Director of Quality and Performance Improvement, CommUnityCare

Brent Schneeman

Brent Schneeman

Senior Director of Data Science, DOSH

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Barrett Shipman

Partner, M&A Operations and Analytics, PwC

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Brian Tapperson

Finance Manager, 3M

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Cassandra Searcy

American Airlines

Ed Tonkon

Ed Tonkon

President, Zebra Technologies

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John Weyers

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

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Justin Bundick

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

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Linda Vytlacil

VP of Analytics, Walmart

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Lynda Jarrett

Director, HP

Robert Welborn

Robert Welborn

Head of Data Sciences and Advanced Analytics - Connected Vehicles, General Motors

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Sam Middlebrooks

Principal UI Engineer, Dell Computer

Sean Kirby

Sean Kirby

VP Product Development, Visiquate

Shuba Balasubramanian

Shuba Balasubramanian

Principal, Deloitte

Vicky Zhang

Vicky Zhang

Product Scientist, Indeed Inc