Senior Advisor, UNC School of Medicine
Jason Burke is Senior Advisor for Advanced Analytics and Innovation at the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care System's Center for Innovation. He currently serves on the leadership team for the National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness, and is a principal at Burke Advisory Group. With a career spanning clinical research, organizational development, and enterprise information technology, Burke's current work focuses on health industry transformation through strategy design, data sciences, and emerging technologies. His most recent book is Health Analytics: Gaining the Insights to Transform Health Care (Wiley, 2013).
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.