DSBA Advisory Board

Board Member Responsibilities

Members of the DSBA Advisory Board are appointed for two-year terms and can be reappointed for subsequent terms. The Advisory Boards meet formally 2-3 times annually.  Members of the board may be assigned to rotating subcommittees to address focus issues such as curriculum revision, student recruitment and placement, program research, board membership, and development.  In addition to the formal board planning sessions, members and their organizations may be asked to participate in panel discussions around industry topics, informal mentoring programs, and classroom presentations.

UNC Charlotte Advisory Board Members

Position Title

Company Name

Nitin Agrawal

Banking and Securities Data Leader

Deloitte Consulting

Sudeshna Banerjee (Vice Chair)

Data Science Executive Bank of America
Anu Brookins (Chair) Principal Brookins Consultancy
Jay D. Elliott Director, Enterprise Data Management TIAA

Tom Fisher

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


Misha Ghosh General Manager/VP ADP Ventures, Big Data  ADP
Donna Goodwin Strategic Sales Executive for Advanced Analytics Microsoft

Doug Jennings

Vice President - Data, Analytics & Customer Insights


Tim Lowe, PhD

Director, Healthcare Research, Principal Research Scientist


Harshal Singhal Quantitative Analytics Manager Wells Fargo
Katrina Teague Managing Director, Innovation Grant Thornton LLP

Amaresh Tripathy

 SVP and Global Business Leader of Analytics


Ben Zhang General Manager, Market Solutions Analytics Duke Energy