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Enterprise Risk Management/ Technology and Cyber Security Track

Enterprise Risk Management

John Burkhard   Steve Olkewicz 
Planning For the Next Crisis: A Primer On Behavioral Economics, Risk Assessment, and Decision Science
Speaker: John Burkhard, Ph.D.
Behavioral Economist | Neuroscientist | Strategy & Risk Management Adviso
  Improving Program Management, Managing and Communicating Results
Speaker: Steve Olkewicz
Performance Institute Fellow

Dr. John Burkhardt is a foremost researcher and practitioner in applied neuroscience, with a focus on characterizing, predicting, and influencing behavior.

John is a senior advisor for BVA Nudge Unit, and the founder of Capita Neuro Solutions, a thinktank for the application of applied neuroscience, behavioral economics, and data analytics in the commercial space.

He is a globally-renowned speaker and has delivered keynote addresses in North America and Europe on behavioral economics, applied neuroscience, consumer engagement, and the ethics of behavioral practice.

John maintains an open-door policy and is happy to talk with anyone who reaches out on any topic, from academic neuroscience to consumer behavior, and is happy to provide career advice and introductions.
  Steve Olkewicz, PI’s Director for Data Quality and Performance Reporting, has over 25 years of professional management experience that he brings to The Performance Institute. He has worked with both public and private organizations where he has designed, developed, and implemented performance-reporting systems that have integrated with back-end data sources to reduce errors and ensure consistency of data used in data driven performance reviews. At PI, Steve also provides clients with consulting services in performance management, measure development, and strategic planning; his clients include The Department of Agriculture, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service, HHS Office of Inspector General, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Throughout his career, Steve has gained on understanding of the importance of identifying, developing, and using quality data to make decisions. He brings over 20 years of experience implementing systems to provide insight and guidance to his clients.

Technology and Cyber Security

Jim Onusko Photo    Betsy Bashore 2 

 Digital Identity Intelligence
Speaker: Jim Onusko
Director, Strategic Solutions at LexisNexis Special Services, Inc. 
Evaluating IT Development, Deployment and Results
Speaker: Betsy Bashore
Deputy Director, Strategic Support, Ohio Performance Team

Jim Onusko Solutions architect with experience as senior executive and SME in Federal, Military, and IC mission spaces focused on the prevention of fraud, identity verification, Insider Threat, Analytics, Supply Chain Risk Management, Cybersecurity, and innovative solutions that protect national security.

I specialize in helping clients improve business processes and program outcomes and I am deeply committed to helping client organizations achieve excellence. 

Russ Jensen 1

What Have We Forgot? Making Sure You Don’t 
Leave People Behind In The Digital Age

Speaker: Russ Jensen
Director, 311 & 211, City of Knoxville

Panel Discussion

Disa Patel   Kristina Trastek 1

Monitoring Contract Performance? Is That My Job?
Panel: Disa Patel   Panel: Kristina Trastek

Disa Patel is a Research Analyst at the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) where she leads efforts to ensure effective contract administration that promotes successful DCF programs. Prior to DCF, Disa worked with Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services (DHS) where she led evaluation efforts in both community and environmental health programs. Disa received her Bachelor’s degree in Community Health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her Master’s of Public Health from Northern Illinois University, and has a Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation from Michigan State University.
Kristina Trastek
 is the Director of Performance Management at the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF), where she oversees and supports data analytics, continuous improvement, and performance management efforts. Throughout Kristina’s career she has supported local and state governments by encouraging the use of data to improve outcomes in programs and services that directly impact children, youth, and families. Kristina is a graduate of Winona State University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where she received her Master’s degree in Social Work, and holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.