Governor of Virginia
Terry McAuliffe is the 72nd Governor of Virginia. Since being sworn-into office, Governor McAuliffe has aggressively focused on building a new Virginia economy.
Whether traveling to Bedford or Beijing, Governor McAuliffe has made it clear that his number one priority is economic development and he is working hard to create and maintain jobs throughout the Commonwealth.
Secretary of Health and Human Resources
William A. Hazel Jr. is serving his second term as Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia, a post he took in January 2010.
As Secretary, Dr. Hazel oversees 11 state agencies with more than 16,000 employees, covering such diverse programs as Medicaid, Behavioral Health, Social Services, and aging and Rehabilitation. These combined agencies spend approximately one-third of Virginia's budget.
During his first term as Secretary, he led the Virginia Health Reform Initiative, helped establish the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, and served as the Founding Chair of ConnectVirginia, Virginia's health information exchange.
Deputy Secretary of Technology
Mr. Fung is currently serving as Deputy Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia. In this capacity, Mr. Fung serves as a senior advisor to the Commonwealth on technology matters including, data analytics, cyber security, innovation and entrepreneurship, and technology operations. Mr. Fung is proven executive with over 17 years of experience in information technology management, strategic planning, and operations management.
Prior to joining the Governor’s Cabinet, Mr. Fung was the CEO of a professional consulting firm, which serviced Federal focused clients such as DoD, HHS, DHS, and GSA. Mr. Fung also served as a SCORE counselor, providing advice to small business on start-up best practices, business operations, and strategy. Mr. Fung has been recognized as one of Washington’s top business leaders, recipient of Washington Business Journal’s Award, SmartCEO Top 100 CEOs, and named Top 40 Under 40 Business Leader.
President, University of Virginia
Teresa A. Sullivan is the University of Virginia’s eighth president. Since taking office in 2010, she has led UVA through a period of significant progress. In fall 2012, she launched a planning effort to provide a road-map for the University’s future while gathering input from 10,000 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and others. This effort produced a new strategic plan for the University, the Cornerstone Plan. Early successes from the new plan include an endowed Data Science Institute, a major in Global Studies, and a minor in Entrepreneurship. The University has overhauled its academic advising, and piloted the Meriwether Lewis Institute for Citizen Leadership. Under President Sullivan’s leadership, the University has developed a new financial model to ensure stability and transparency, launched a substantial program in Organizational Excellence, and created a program to expand the full-time faculty in multidisciplinary clusters.
President Sullivan has assembled a highly effective leadership team, led by executive vice president and provost Tom Katsouleas, executive vice president and chief operating officer Pat Hogan, executive vice president for health affairs Dr. Rick Shannon, vice president for advancement Mark Luellen, and a group of experienced deans, vice presidents, and staff. Working with her team, President Sullivan has prepared UVA to tackle the serious challenges in higher education related to cost-containment, affordability, student-debt reduction, faculty compensation, and the emergence of online education. UVA now has ongoing efforts, at both the unit and pan-University levels, to reduce costs, improve processes, and enhance efficiency, while protecting the quality of the academic enterprise.
Senior Vice President Enterprise Data Services, Architecture & Risk and Finance Technology, Capital One
As the lead for Enterprise Data Services, Architecture & Risk and Finance Technology at Capital One, Diane Lye is responsible for developing the organization’s enterprise data services and architecture strategy with an emphasis on cloud, real-time data management through Machine Learning and real-time data modeling.
Diane has a deep expertise in data – stewardship and governance, analytics and modeling, business intelligence, big data technologies, data science, and data integration – as well as personalization, customer segmentation, and development of targeting algorithms.
Prior to joining Capital One, she served as Head of Global Market Technology for both Bank of America and Citigroup, where she transformed their data and analytics technology environment through big data and machine learning technology. Early in her career, Diane spent nine years at Amazon.com where she held a variety of roles, including Head of Infrastructure Automation for Amazon.com Retail and Amazon AWS, as well as lead for business intelligence and data warehouse operations and data mining worldwide.
Diane holds a Bachelor of Science from The London School of Economics, as well as a M.A. and Ph.D. in Demography from University of Pennsylvania. She has also served as a research faculty member at the University of Washington, in addition to founding a consulting firm specializing in designing and conducting applied, actionable data analysis for diverse clients.