Previously, Burke 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 health informatics. He also served as SAS' global head of health and life sciences technology
research and development, as well as founder of the $3B software firm's health and life sciences
global practice. Burke has held strategy and management roles in organizations such as
Microsoft, Quintiles Transnational, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Burke is a cognitive neuroscientist by training, holding degrees from Virginia Tech and the
University of Missouri – Columbia. His work has appeared in numerous publications including
Forbes, InformationWeek, Health Management Technology, PharmaVoice, Drug Discovery and
Development, and BioIT World.