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Greg Nelson

VP of Data Operations at Highmark Health
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Greg Nelson, MMCi, CPHIMS, FACHE serves as the Vice President, of Data Operations and is a key member of the executive leadership team for the Enterprise Data and Analytics organization at Highmark Health.
Before joining Highmark, Greg held leadership roles at Intermountain Healthcare and ECU Health (formerly Vidant Health.) Greg was also the founder and CEO of ThotWave, a healthcare analytics advisory firm specializing in helping organizations mature their analytics maturity.
Greg serves as an expert for the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) and as adjunct faculty at Duke University, where he teaches advanced analytics to master’s level students in both the School of Nursing and the Fuqua School of Business.
An author with over 200 papers and publications, Mr. Nelson is a regular speaker and keynote presenter at national and international events as well as is also an educator and futurist for industry and association events. As an analytics evangelist and futurist, Greg has brought his 20+ years of analytics advisory work to bear through a recently published book addressing the people and process sides of analytics entitled The Analytics Lifecycle Toolkit (Wiley, 2018). Through this pragmatic treatment of the analytics lifecycle, Greg speaks to both the practical and human-centeredness of analytics in a way that is accessible and useful for all.
Mr. Nelson earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a Master of Management in Clinical Informatics from Duke University, and conducted Ph.D. level work (ABD) in Social and Cognitive Psychology and Quantitative Methods from the University of Georgia.
You can connect with Greg on Twitter @gregorysnelson or LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/gregorysnelson/
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