2015 Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium

Insights + Analytics: Coming Together! 

Recap Story


Keynote Presenters


Jeff Schlageter
IBM Vice President
Ohio Valley Sales & Distribution


Jeff Schlageter leads the IBM sales and distribution team for the Ohio Valley. IBM

is an information technology company providing integrated solutions that leverage information technology and knowledge of business processes.

Jeff Schlageter is also vice president, Ohio Valley Enterprise Business Unit, Sales and Distribution. In his role, Schlageter is responsible for client satisfaction, revenue and profit for IBM clients in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Previously, Schlageter held numerous sales and management positions.


Brian M. Van Bibber
Business Development Manager
IBM North American Analytics Center


Brian Van Bibber is the Business Development Manager for the IBM North American Analytics Center (NAAC), and is local to the Dublin, Ohio area.  He is responsible for opportunity management and sales enablement for analytics services and solutions that utilize the top talent out of the NAAC.  The focus for this IBM organization is to provide advanced analytics services, such as predictive, prescriptive and cognitive projects, as well as foundational analytics solutions in master data management, warehouse optimization and ETL automation services. Brian is also responsible for program management, project management, and marketing management, as well as consulting for BI visualization and reporting initiatives.  He was formerly a vice president at JP Morgan Chase, focusing on customer analytics inside of the retail line of business for consumer banking.

Brian holds a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, is an IBM certified expert consultant, IBM certified designer and holds many other certifications in technology and project management.  He also teaches graduate and undergraduate classes at a local university in an adjunct.


Panel Discussions:

Chris VanCuyk
Champion Solutions Group
“Shortcomings and Evolution of Traditional Marketing Insights”

Tammy Hope
Champion Solutions Group
“Evolution of Marketing-Oriented Business Analytics”

Ravi Kandikonda
“Creation of a Leading-Edge Business Practice Through the Marriage of These Two Disciplines"

The event concludes with the Business Analytics Case Competition student presentations.

Thank you for your interest in the annual Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium

Questions?  Contact cmathis@bgsu.edu.




Updated: 12/19/2017 03:01PM