Jay Goodwyn

  • Jay Goodwyn is the Executive Director of the IBM Buffalo Innovation Center. With over 31 years of experience, he specializes in assisting clients in the strategy, planning and design of Business Intelligence solutions across numerous industries. In his various roles, including Director, Partner, Service Area Leader, Engagement Manager and Consultant, Mr. Goodwyn has advised many information system organizations from a variety of industries, including banking, insurance, government, healthcare, education, marketing and sales, manufacturing, agriculture and utilities

    Mr. Goodwyn currently heads up the IBM Buffalo Innovation Center (IBIC). In his role as Executive Director, Mr. Goodwyn provides a wide array of capabilities to New York State, local Western NY business and many other organizations throughout the United States. Some of the focus areas at the IBIC include providing solutions for advanced analytics, big data, cloud computing and mobile computing. Through a collaboration with NY State, the IBIC has the objective of growing 500 high-tech jobs in Western NY over the course of 7 years.

    In his previous position, Mr. Goodwyn led a Business Analytics consulting and services practice that provides full lifecycle capability of analytical solutions for the Healthcare industry. He has led many efforts concentrating in areas such as BI strategy, data integration, data warehousing design & build, rapid prototyping, and readiness assessments. In the role of Partner, Mr. Goodwyn has provided thought leadership, quality assurance and methodology guidance for numerous client projects. He has played a key role in the strategic planning, requirements definition, project approach definition, and architecture development on numerous business intelligence projects.

    Mr. Goodwyn has been published in several technical journals including by CIO Magazine. He has spoken at various industry conferences including the IBM Information on Demand Conference covering topics such as Master Data Management, Healthcare Analytics and Crime Prevention Analytics. He has spoken at various industry conferences including the Pennsylvania HIE Conference in 2013. Mr. Goodwyn is an IBM certified consultant and holds the degree of Masters of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Buffalo.


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