Advisory Boards

Analytics professionals from leading organizations make up two advisory boards for the MS in Business Analytics program and the Information and Decision Sciences department. Working in collaboration with faculty, advisory board members bring industry perspective to ongoing program strategy and development. MSBA students have opportunities to meet and engage with board members at various department events. 

  • Adnan Awow, Pricing, Target
  • Collin Cook, Practice Leader Data & Analytics, Slalom Consulting
  • Bonnie Holub, Principle Data Scientist, Director, Data Science Operations,Teradata
  • Monika Khandelwal, Sr. Data Scientist, T-Mobile
  • Dylan Kuntz, Manager, Digital River
  • Melissa Ludack, Sr. Director BI & Analytics, Target
  • Jason Rowgowski, Sr. Director Data Science, Polaris
  • Prasoon Sharma, Director of Analytics, McKinsey Digital
  • William Stentz, Director of Analytics, Carmichael Lynch
  • Nick Stuber, Principal Data Scientist, UnitedHealth Group
  • John Tong, Head of Marketing Analytics, Capital One
  • Veronika Torarp, Director Strategy, PwC
  • Erik Tonsfeldt, Consultant, BCG
  • Jack Vishneski, Self Service Analytics Lead, Cargill
  • Matt Wharton, Controller, Prairie Field Services
  • Jim Willenbring, Board President
  • Pat Bajari, Chief Economist and VP, Amazon
  • Teddy Bekele, CIO, Land O Lakes
  • D. Steve Boland, Managing Director, Bank of America
  • Doug Bond, Managing Director, PwC
  • Rajeev Duggirala, Sr. Vice President, Ameriprise
  • Prashant Gandhi, Managing Director & Head of Digital Payments, JPMorgan Chase & Co.   
  • Dan Johnson
  • Justin Kershaw, Corporate VP & CIO, Cargill
  • Mike Martiny, Executive in Residence, Carlson School of Management
  • Janette Smrcka, VP Information Technology, SoFi Stadium
  • Steven Penn, Sr. Vice President - Corporate Finance Director, US Bank    
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