Jason Burke is currently System Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer for the UNC Health Care System, a senior advisor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine‘s Center for Innovation, and the principal at Burke Advisory Group. Previously, he was the founder, managing director and chief strategist for the SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights (CHAI), an industry-leading think tank pioneering novel approaches to improving health. He also served as global head of health and life sciences technology research and development, as well as founder of the health and life sciences global practice.
With over 20 years of experience, his contributions cover all aspects of new business strategies, product development, emerging technologies, sales and marketing. Burke has held strategy and management roles in organizations such as Microsoft, Quintiles Transnational, and GlaxoSmithKline. He is the author of Health Analytics: Gaining the Insights to Transform Health Care (Wiley, 2013), and a contributing author on Health Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity (CRC Press, 2010). He has served on the advisory boards of the National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness as well as Pharmaceutical Executive magazine, and has served as a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics. He has appeared in numerous publications including Forbes, InformationWeek, Health Management Technology, PharmaVoice, Drug Discovery and Development, and BioIT World. Burke is a cognitive neuroscientist by training, holding degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Missouri – Columbia. He maintains a list of his most relevant publications and media references here.