Guest Speakers

2016 Guest Speakers

Subhojit Roye is a business professional who loves to apply technology and partnerships to meet the need of enterprise clients competing and growing in an ever-changing market.

He has spent over 20 years in business development, alliances and delivery of services for companies ranging from startups to large global companies. These include Oracle Corporation, IGATE (now Capgemini), Wipro, Infosys and most recently Tradeshift, a software firm in the B2B space. Subhojit is a BSME with an MBA. He is also a Certified Strategic Alliance Professional (CSAP). He has been a guest speaker at Katz Graduate School of Business (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Rotman School of Management (Univ. of Toronto) and is a regular presenter at Global Summits

Anju S. Chopra is a seasoned executive with over 22 years of management, technology and strategy experience. With expertise in a diverse range of technology projects, Cyber Security, technical architectures and data analytics within multiple industry settings, Ms. Chopra currently serves as the Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President of Technology at Tiversa.

As part of Tiversa’s executive management team, Ms. Chopra is responsible for overseeing technology implementation, as well as working to roadmap technology strategies that help Tiversa remain the leader in Cyber Intelligence & security. Tiversa serves the world’s largest organizations and government agencies to efficiently detect, investigate, and remediate data breaches, cyber crimes and identity theft. Ms. Chopra designed and implemented the technology strategy for launching MetLife’s - – an innovative personal cyber security services. Ms. Chopra holds multiple patents which cover Cybersecurity and Big Data Analytics.

In addition to her leadership role with Tiversa, Ms. Chopra is actively involved in the community affairs. She is a current member of FBI Citizens’ Academy & Infragard. Ms. Chopra is closely associated with CMU and Pittsburgh Technology Council on the “Cyburgh” initiative – a new program on the cutting edge of cybersecurity, innovation and education. She served on Attorney General Tom Corbett’s Asian American and Pacific Advisory Committee where the focus was on issues such as consumer protection and education, healthcare, protection from fraud, illegal drugs and child predators.

Ms. Chopra was nominated as the Finalist for the Pittsburgh CIO of the Year Award consecutively in 2015 and 2016.

Ms. Chopra holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper Business School) and is the member of Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. She also holds a Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Bachelors in Electronics & Communications.

2015 Guest Speakers

Karl Herleman is the Vice President of Information Technology, Strategy and Innovation for Management Science Associates’ Information Management Solutions (IMS) Division, which is focused on consumer goods and services. Mr. Herleman has over 25 years of experience in the Information Technology industry spanning large-scale enterprise application development and integration, middleware, product and project management, quality assurance, database & security management, business intelligence, research & development, and networking & telecommunications. Prior to joining MSA, Karl was the CIO for Miami Dade College, Chief Enterprise Architect and Group Vice President of Gartner’s Strategic Technology Group, Operations Manager and Senior Architect at Titan Corporation, and Senior Engineering Manager at VERITAS Software. He earned an MBA in Finance at Barry University, where he was active in Financial Management Association (FMA) and the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma. Mr. Herleman also holds an MS in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida and a BS in Computer Science from Penn State University, where he belonged to the Golden Key International Honor Society. Karl is a long-time member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and a Sr. Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Mr. Herleman is an active participant in several community-based technology groups such as the Pittsburgh Technology Council, is the Co-organizer of the ACM Pittsburgh Meetup, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Data Works, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote and provide access to big data education, projects, talent, and technologies.

Eric Rosenberg is a BI/Data Science consultant for OpenArc, currently at Duquesne Light. Eric has nearly 20 years of experience applying data science to many fields including QA and Product Testing (Consumer Reports), Email Marketing (Experian/American Express), Finance (Daytrends LLC), Advertising (Mullen) and Insurance (AIG). He has Masters degrees in Statistics and Economics from Columbia University.

In his spare time he brews beer, smokes duck, and ponders applying data science to making the perfect glass of baijiu.

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