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School of Data Science Executive Search


The Most Exciting Data Science Opportunities in the Nation

Inviting data science innovators and thought-leaders to launch cybersecurity education at UTSA and across the nation.

UTSA is helping solve the nation’s urgent need for data science leadership by announcing two important executive searches: Chief Data Strategist and Academic Director for UTSA’s new School of Data Science.

A cornerstone of UTSA’s Downtown Campus initiative, the School of Data Science is poised to be the on the leading edge of the newest and most well-connected cyber community in the United States.

The Chief Data Strategist and Academic Director have the potential to revolutionize the practice of data science across all fields and be at the forefront of next generation as it expands into new areas of scientific inquiry.

For more information about these new opportunities, read the story on UTSA Today.

Academic Director, School of Data Science

First Candidate Presentation:

Main Campus
February 7, 2020
11:00 am – 12:00pm
GSR 2.106

Candidate #1 CV

Second Candidate Presentation:

Main Campus
February 24, 2020
9:30 am – 10:30pm
GSR 2.106

Candidate #2 CV

Chief Data Strategist, School of Data Science

First Candidate Presentation:

Main Campus
February 11, 2020
11:00 am – 12:00pm
GSR 2.106

Candidate #1 CV

Second Candidate Presentation:

Main Campus
March 6, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00pm
GSR 2.106

Candidate #2 CV

For further information please contact Ana Laredo at ana.laredo@utsa.edu

Search Committee Members

Bernard Arulanandam Vice President of Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise
Kendra Ketchum Vice President of Information Management and Technology
Guy Walsh Executive Director of the National Security Collaboration Center
Dhireesha Kudithipudi Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Robert F. McDermott Endowed Chair and Director of the AI Consortium
Max Kilger Associate Professor in Practice and Director of the Data Analytics Program, College of Business
Jianwei Niu Professor of Computer Science and Interim Academic Director of the School of Data Science, College of Sciences
Sushil Prasad Department Chair of Computer Science, College of Sciences
Marcus Hamilton Associate Professor of Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Ambika Mathur Dean of the Graduate School
Corey Sparks Professor, Department of Demography, College of Public Policy
Allen Crane Assistant Vice President of Information Services, USAA
Jody Little Manager of Information Exploitation Group, SwRI
Jaclyn Shaw Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Research Partnerships
Shawn Farrell Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Engagement
Guadalupe Carmona Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching and Executive Director of Con Tex
Ron Fosmire Human Resource Advisor