Big Data: Innovator Spotlight Speaker Series
Join us for the Innovator Spotlight Speaker Series in November and December. During each session, a speaker will be here to talk about their experiences in the tech industry. There will also be a Q&A between Dean Hill, the speaker, and the audience! Afterwards, students are encouraged to network!
Want to see all the speakers? You can now register for multiple dates!
November 9th. 12:00 - 1:10 pm. - David Kelly. Partner, Chief Information Officer & Co-Chief Operating Officer, Pine River Capital Management.
Prior to joining Pine River in 2012, David was the Chief Technology Officer of the Enterprise Division at Thomson Reuters beginning in 2010. From 2001 to 2010, David worked at SAC Capital Advisors, L.P. where he ultimately served as a Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer. David was responsible for all aspects of the firm’s technology strategy, including all infrastructure and development functions. From 1996 to 2001, David worked for Barclays Capital in a variety of positions including Head of Technology for the Americas. From 1994 to 1996, David worked for JP Morgan Chase as Associate of Global Technology of Operations, and from 1992 to 1994 David worked for Unilever as a Programmer/Analyst. David received an MS in Information Systems from Pace University in 1994 and a BS in Business Administration and Management Information Systems from Boston University in 1991. He was admitted to the partnership in 2014.
November 16th. 12:00 - 1:10 pm. - Jason Molfetas. Chief Information Officer, Amtrak.
Mr. Molfetas brings to Amtrak more than 28 years of business experience with a focus in the digital IT industry. He most recently served as senior vice president and CIO for Recall, an Australian-based global company involved in secure information management and logistics, digital media and data protection. He simultaneously held the position of general manager for its Brazilian operations. Prior to joining Recall, Mr. Molfetas served as CIO at Westcon Group and has held global business executive positions at Xerox Corporation, Pearson Publishing PLC, Pepsi Co., and Allstate. He holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, MBA in Marketing and an executive certificate in Finance.
December 7th. 12:00 - 1:10 pm. - Mike Adler. Principal KPMG.
Mike is a Principal in KPMG’s Insurance Management Consulting practice. Mike has significant experience working with leading insurance and financial services companies to drive transformation leveraging digital, data, analytics, technology and best operational practices. Mike has a proven track record of delivering business value on large, complex transformation programs leveraging leading and innovative technology capabilities. Previously at IBM, Mike created and led the industries’ first and leading practice around cognitive technology focused on financial services and insurance. Mike has also led significant domestic and global practices around insurance, data and analytics, and enterprise resource planning.