Chief Data Officer, Office of Data Management & Analytics Services
University of Wisconsin - Madison
As UW–Madison’s chief data officer, Cathy tells the stories of students, faculty and staff through analytics. ODMAS houses numerous functions that bridge analytics, data management and IT functions, and Cathy works to advance the strategic vision of data management. Cathy has over 25 years of experience working in higher education financial analysis and financial systems support and implementation. She most recently has been a director of higher education projects with Huron Consulting Group and was previously executive director of strategic program management at the University of California, Berkeley. She also held a number of financial and analytics positions at Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco.