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Panel Discussion on Assembling Data to Fight Breast Cancer
This session sponsored by GE
Roger Magoulas is the research director at O’Reilly Media and chair of Strata + Hadoop World conferences. Roger and his team build the analysis infrastructure, and provide analytic services and insights on technology adoption trends to business decision-makers at O’Reilly and beyond. We find what excites key innovators and use those insights to gather and analyze faint signals from various sources to make sense of what others may adopt and why.
Anthony is the Founder and CEO of Kaggle. He assists companies with framing modeling tasks as data prediction
competitions, ensuring that competitions reflect real-life projects. Before founding Kaggle, Anthony worked in the
macroeconomic modelling areas of the Reserve Bank of Australia and before that the Australian Treasury. In these
roles, Anthony was responsible for building macroeconomic models, generating economic forecasts and simulating
the impact of changes in interest rates and fiscal policy on the Australian economy. Anthony holds a first class
honours degree in economics and econometrics from the University of Melbourne and has published in The Economist
magazine and the Australian Economic Review.
Trajan Bayly leads global commercial operations for healthymagination: GE’s $6B cross-business strategy to build better health at lower cost for more people all over the world. Trajan was part of the leadership team that created healthymagination and he drove its incubation as the project leader. Trajan currently leads the $100MM open innovation challenge launched last week.
Prior to this role, Trajan was Director of Strategic Initiatives at GE headquarters and led pricing strategy and “Imagination Breakthrough” innovation programs across GE business divisions globally.
At GE, Trajan has held multiple sales and marketing leadership roles. He is passionate about innovating and delivering targeted value propositions to customers. During his tenure at GE Security, he developed a software solution to measure and quantify value for customers and earned a patent for the technology.
Before GE, Trajan led marketing at Ernst & Young in the Pacific Northwest Area, worked as VP Sales and Marketing for Guru Labs, a successful start-up technology firm and drove marketing and sales at WinAir, a start-up passenger airline operating in the Western U.S. Trajan has also worked in television news production at an NBC affiliate.
Trajan earned his MBA at Duke University and graduated with honors from University of Utah with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three daughters.
Nuala was named senior counsel, information governance and privacy in 2008 and joined GE as chief privacy leader in 2005. In her current role, Nuala leads GE’s Information Governance and Privacy practice groups and facilitate the team of business privacy leaders and data protection subject matter experts across the company. Nuala’s role includes championing the development and implementation of the Company’s policies and practices in the internal and external information environment and throughout the data life cycle, including creation, protection and disposal of information.
Prior to joining GE, Nuala served as chief privacy officer (CPO) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Before DHS, Nuala served as chief privacy officer for the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she also served as chief counsel for technology and as deputy director of the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning. Prior to public service, Nuala served as VP-data protection and CPO-email & emerging technologies for DoubleClick, and served as that company’s deputy general counsel for privacy.
Nuala has practiced law with the firms of Sidley & Austin, Hudson Cook, and Venable in Washington, DC. She is a member of the board of directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. In 2010, Nuala served as president of the IAPP, a 9,000+ member organization.
Nuala was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and grew up on New York’s Long Island. She received her A.B. from Princeton University, a master of education from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. She is a member of the bar of Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Nuala lives in Virginia with daughters Nora (7) and Maggie (4); son Ian (2); Labrador Retrievers, Lily and Earl; and two goldfish named Goldie and Comet.
Dr. Abdul Shaikh is a Program Director in NCI’s Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, where he leads Division-wide efforts in behavioral informatics, cyberinfrastructure and population health. Dr. Shaikh led the first NIH implementation of open innovation competitions tied to the America COMPETES Act (http://bit.ly/nPCOrw), and is an active participant in cross-agency initiatives in data harmonization, advanced computation, and cyber-enabled research. With a diverse background in public health research and practice, Dr. Shaikh also oversees extra-mural grants and contracts, and helps coordinate the Division’s Small Business Innovations Research (SBIR) portfolio with the NCI SBIR Development Center.
Dr. Shaikh received his Doctorate in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and his Master of Health Science degree in Health Promotion at the University of Toronto. He is an active member of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, the American Public Health Association, and the American Medical Informatics Association.
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