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.
Data Scientist, EOG Resources
Alex Jones works for EOG Resources as a Data Scientist. He is a member of the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.
Partner, M&A Operations and Analytics, PwC
Senior Director of Data Science, DOSH
Brent Schneeman is the Senior Director of Data Science with DOSH. He previously served as a Senior Director in Data Science for HomeAway.com. He is a 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council member.
Data Scientist, HomeAway.com
Brian Lakey works as a Data Scientist with HomeAway.com. He is a 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council member.
Finance Manager, 3M
Director of Quality and Performance Improvement, CommUnityCare
President, Zebra Technologies
Ed Tonkon is the President of Zebra Technologies. He serves as a 2017-2017 MSBA Advisory Council member.
Senior Product Manager, Solutions Engineering and Analytics, Dun & Bradstreet
Granger Huntress works as Senior Product Manager, Solutions Engineering and Analytics with Dun & Bradstreet. He serves on the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.
Director of University Research Collaboration & Lead Modeling Analyst, USAA
Igor Frolow is the Director of University Research Collaboration & Lead Modeling Analyst with USAA. He serves on the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.
J. Scott Meier
Director, Financial Support Service, Department of Veterans Affairs
VP Data-Driven Communications, Charles Schwab
Jeff Felker is VP of Data-Driven Communications with Charles Schwab. He serves on the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.
Financial Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, 3M Company
Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy, Data Science Center, Southwest Airlines
VP of Analytics, Walmart
Senior Strategist, Big Data Converged System Analytics, Dell
Michael Shepherd works as Senior Strategist of Big Data, Converged System Analytics with Dell. He serves on the 2017-2017 MSBA Advisory Council.
Chief Data Officer, USAA
Head of Data Sciences and Advanced Analytics - Connected Vehicles, General Motors
Robert Welborn is the Head of Data Sciences and Advanced Analytics with Connected Vehicles, General Motors. He previously served as a Data Scientist with AVP Innovation, Enterprise Data and Analytics Office with USAA. He serves on the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.
Principal UI Engineer, Dell Computer
VP Product Development, Visiquate
Sean Kirby is the VP of Product Development with Visiquate. He serves on the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.
Product Scientist, Indeed Inc
Vicky Zhang is a Product Scientist with Indeed, Inc. She serves on the 2017-2018 MSBA Advisory Council.