Analytics Corporate Advisory Board

The mission of the Analytics Advisory Board is to foster and support excellence in marketing analytics and data mining education at Oklahoma State University. The board serves as an advisory resource for the marketing analytics and data mining programs regarding such matters as mission, strategy, curriculum, external activities, student recruiting, student placement, internships, fundraising, and new initiatives. Each spring members of the Analytics Advisory Board meet with the faculty and staff to review the program’s progress toward its goals and identify opportunities for improvement.

Corporate Advisory Board members represent organizations in a variety of industries including technology, consulting, software, retail, wholesale/distribution, oil and gas and others. Current members of the corporate advisory board are:

American Fidelity Assurance Company
Mark Nance, VP, Chief Data Officer

Chesapeake Energy Corp
Kevin Decker, Director-Operation Data Services

Eric Nyabiosi, Executive Director-Data Science

David Peterson, Director Risk Management

Douglas A. Shaver, Director Revenue Science and Analytics

Dag Yemenu, Sr. Vice President-Technology

Kavi Associates LLC
Nalika Diyadawagamage, Leader-Finance

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores
Jerry Hamm, Manager of Marketing Technology

OGE Energy Corp
Clayton Bellamy, Manager Business Analytics

Qualex Consulting Services Inc
Kevin Dillon, Director Oil Gas Utilities

SAS Institute Inc
Radhika Kulharni, Ph. D,VP-Advanced Analytics

SAS Institute Inc
Fritz Lehman, Chief Customer Officer

SAS Institute Inc
Jerry Oglesby, Ph. D, Senior Director-Global Academic Program

Sterling Price, Senior Director of Shopper Analytics, Merchandising, and Marketing

West Corporation
Dmitriy Khots, Ph.D, Vice President-Data Science

West Corporation
Sumit Sukhwani, Senior Data Mining Analytics