Executives in Residence in Analytics

Paul Hurlocker has been a Programmer, CTO, Chief Architect, and Consultant spanning numerous technology disciplines and industries over a 19 year career. For the last many years, he has been focused on evangelizing, designing, and implementing analytics and big data solutions, and distributed service-based systems. Paul is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Notch (www.notch.io), a consulting firm that delivers solutions to customers by applying its expertise in strategy, machine learning, and data engineering.


Suneel Grover, MBA, MS (BBA in Marketing from the DCOBE at Radford University) Principal Solutions Architect - SAS / Professorial Lecturer - George Washington University - Sixteen years of experience in marketing (direct/indirect/integrated/omni), predictive analytics, data science, data mining, digital analytics, data visualization, business intelligence, data management, customer intelligence, segmentation, customer journey lifecycle management, digital personalization/optimization, competitive analysis and program/process management.

David Tomala, Senior Director of Advanced Analytics, Express Scripts. (Presently, Senior Manager – Content Analytics at Amazon). Tomala served as lead for Express Scripts Advanced Analytical efforts for research and development where he worked with corporate executives to set the analytical strategy for product research and development. He also established projects with business owners to support the analytical strategy. He manages a team of 12 data scientists.

Jeffrey Burkett (Radford University '93), VP of Advertising Innovation, USA Today Network. Jeffrey's job entails helping "manage the complexity of digital advertising and to define our unique story to the marketplace." He has also been an advertising executive for the Washington Post.