The Business Intelligence & Analytics program is shaped by an active board of advisors that ensures the coursework is aligned with the demands of the professional world. Members regularly meet to review the curriculum, provide input on program structure, suggest student consulting projects, and report on trends in data's growing role in the workplace and the specific hiring needs of companies as it relates to this area.

Financial services

  • Siddhartha Dalal, Chief Data Scientist and Senior Vice President of Advanced Research and Technology, Science, AIG Property Casualty
  • Manos Hatzakis, Director, Office of the CIO, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Bank of America
  • Ramin Safai, Managing Director, Chief Information Security Officer and CTO, Jeffries
  • Alexander Statnikov, Vice President, Digital Modeling and Machine Learning, American Express 
  • Peter Serenita, U.S. Chief Data Officer, Scotiabank


  • Tom Kielty, Director, President & CEO, Aequus Technologies and Snap Telecommunications
  • Sandeep Sacheti, EVP Customer Information Management & Operational Excellence, Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services

Information analytics

  • Mahesh Harvu, Director/Head of Business Engagement, Philips Lighting Americas
  • Lee Feinberg, President, DecisionViz


  • Winter Mason, Data Scientist, Facebook
  • Venkat Mukkamala, Director, Corporate Reporting and Analytics, Google
  • Daryl Pregibon, Research Scientist, Google

IT/Software services

  • Patrick Burke, Operations Leader, Data and Analytics, Honeywell
  • Joseph Llano, Vice President, Advanced Solutions, ITsavvy
  • Rochelle Lostumbo, Business Unit Executive, IBM
  • Jerry Oglesby, Senior Director, Global Academic & Certification Programs, SAS Institute
  • Pat Saporito, Senior Director, Global Center of Excellence for Analytics and Insight, SAP 

Life sciences

  • Demissie Alemayehu, Vice President and Head of Statistical and Data Science Center, Pfizer 
  • Nathaniel Hupert, Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College


  • Matthew Don, Chief Innovation Officer, Doremus
  • Paul Haddad, Global Chief Data Officer, Altice Group
  • Ben K. Tatta, Co-Founder and President, DataCo Ventures


  • Anne Robinson, Director, Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics, Verizon Wireless
  • Richard Stemper, Associate Director, IT, Verizon Wireless
  • Chris Volinsky, Executive Director, Statistics, AT&T Research


  • Dr. Christopher Asakiewicz, Distinguished Industry Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Dr. David Belanger, Senior Research Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology; former Chief Scientist, AT&T Labs
  • Dr. Ted Stohr, Professor of Information Systems, Stevens Institute of Technology