Jason Burke currently serves as the System VP and founding Chief Analytics Officer for the UNC Health Care System.  Previously, he was the founder, managing director and chief strategist for 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 for SAS, as well as founder of the $3B software firm’s 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 MicrosoftQuintiles, and GlaxoSmithKline.

Burke is the author Health Analytics (Wiley, 2013), and a contributing author on  Health Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity (CRC Press, 2010).  He has served on the advisory boards of multiple start-ups companies, as well as the National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness and Pharmaceutical Executive.  He holds faculty appointments with the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, UNC’s Kenan-Flager Business School, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and previously with the International Institute for Analytics.

Burke has appeared in ForbesInformationWeek, Health Management Technology, PharmaVoiceDrug Discovery and DevelopmentBioIT World, and numerous other publications.  He is a cognitive neuroscientist by training, holding degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Missouri – Columbia.