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Dr. Patrick Traichal, Director, is a proven executive with extensive experience in multiple Fortune 50 companies.  He is skilled in Business Planning, Operations Management, Management, Project Portfolio Management, and Business Intelligence. Patrick has successfully led change using scientific data applications at the department, division, and enterprise levels.  Recent data-intensive projects include warehouse completion time (for an organization with approximately three million orders in 2018) and annuity speed to market (company-wide product development time). He published his first "Big data" peer-reviewed research in 1997 using approximately two million tick-by-tick foreign exchange transactions. 

 

Patrick holds a Doctoral degree in Finance from a US Research I Institution plus undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Psychology.  He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has completed both Visa Bankcard Management School and the Wharton SIFMA Security Industry Institute Program.  He has published peer-reviewed research in various outlets including Managerial Finance, The Journal of Small Business Strategy, Advances in Accounting Information Systems, Marketing and Psychology, and The Global Finance Journal.