Jeffrey J. Headd, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Commercial Data Sciences
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Jeffrey J. Headd, Ph.D., leads the Janssen Business Technology Commercial Data Sciences and Data Management team.
Headd partners with commercial leadership across business functions to identify and tackle critical challenges with novel data-driven solutions. His multidisciplinary team applies expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data integration, and other modern analytical methods to address these challenges and generate measurable business value.
Headd holds a Ph.D. in computational biology and bioinformatics from Duke University. In addition to his current position in Janssen, he has also worked in J&J's Medical Devices sector as a member of the R&D Technology Data Sciences team, following his initial J&J role as a data scientist in the Janssen Business Technology Data Sciences team. Prior to joining J&J, he worked in methods development for macromolecular crystallography as a member of the Phenix team at both Duke University and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.
Headd lives in North Wales, PA, with his partner Lindsay and their cat Echo.
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Patrick McCreesh, Ph.D.
Patrick McCreesh, Ph.D., is a visionary in analytics and change management who passionately leads teams to build data-driven cultures. With 20 years of advisory experience, McCreesh successfully leads teams through digital transformations and the development of analytics programs across the public sector and Fortune 500 clients.
McCreesh led the design of the Chief Data Officer role and office for a Fortune 500 professional services organization, where he designed the first five pilot projects that collectively identified more than $15 million in savings during the first year of operations. Additionally, he led the effort to design the Analytics Center of Excellence for the Social Security Administration (SSA), where the team developed a five-year roadmap to build a more data-driven organization for the $1 Trillion Agency. His additional public sector clients include the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and many agencies within the departments. McCreesh was awarded the Innovation in Analytics award from the analytics professional organization, INFORMS for his work with the government agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
McCreesh serves as adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and George Mason University Business School. His forthcoming book Stuck (2021) will help people and organization get through their deepest change challenges. Previously, he published the book Workplace Attachment: Managing Beneath the Surface (Routledge, Taylor Francis 2019) and has publications featured on the Washington Business Journal, Bloomberg Government, the International Security Finance Monitor, and Public Manager. McCreesh is also a leader in the global change management community through the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP). He founded and served as the President of ACMP DC before serving on the ACMP Global Board of Directors.
McCreesh graduated from The University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs and History, received his Master of Public Policy from Harvard University, and completed his Doctorate in Public Policy at George Mason University.
He lives in Vienna, VA with his wife, Courtney, and four daughters – Lizzie, Rose, Bridget, and Ginger.
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Kimya Lee, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Strategic Workforce Planning and Analysis
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Kimya Lee, Ph.D., leverages her background in social science research and statistical analysis, as well as more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors to oversee a portfolio that includes key DHS human capital functions, including Data Analytics, Human Capital Strategic Planning, and Human Capital Accountability.
Prior to becoming the Executive Director, she served as OCHCO's Senior Advisor on Strategic Human Capital Research and Evaluation, where she helped to improve organizational effectiveness by developing and utilizing a more rigorous base of information and scientific evidence to guide decisions about programs, policies, implementation, and management. She served as a consultant to OCHCO senior executives on the application of innovative research procedures, analytic tools, and methods of communicating findings.
Before joining OCHCO, Lee was with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) where she established the framework of OPM's Center of Excellence for leveraging data analytics and research to advance evidence-based human capital management. Lee spent 12 years in the private sector at Westat, a statistical research firm, where she was the Senior Study Director focusing on Employee and Workforce Studies.
Lee serves on Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business, Master of Science in Business Analytics Advisory Board. She also serves on American University’s School of Public Affairs, Key Executive Leadership Programs Advisory Council.
Lee earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Seton Hall University, and her Master of Science and Doctorate in Social Psychology from Howard University.
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Jeffrey S. Noto
SVP and CFO, Global Network and Technology
Jeffrey Noto is responsible for all budgeting, planning, reporting, commercial and capital activities for the Network and IT organization, ensuring the $30B of capital and expense is efficiently and effectively directed to achieving the company’s strategic objectives.
Noto is a Strategic Finance executive with a 30+ year track record of performance in the Telecommunications industry. He has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including leading financial organizations in Global Content & Media, Consumer and Business Markets, Wholesale Partner Solutions and International Wireless Operations. He has also led teams focused on financial analytics, and enterprise sales support.
Noto is an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business, and serves on the university’s Masters of Science in Business Analytics Advisory Board. He also serves on the Major Employer Advisory Group of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In addition, he is Treasurer, Executive Committee member, and Board member for the National Children's Alliance (NCA), a not-for-profit supporting child abuse treatment, investigation and prosecution of offenders.
Noto holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from Rutgers University, a Masters in Accounting from Seton Hall University, and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New Jersey.
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