BHEF Member Meeting (Winter 2017)

Thursday, February 9, 2017 to Friday, February 10, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
McLean, Virginia

Thursday, February 9, 2017   

6:00 p.m.    
Opening Reception
7:00 p.m.    

Friday, February 10, 2017

8:00 a.m.    

8:45 a.m.         

9:00 a.m.    
Plenary Session
BHEF Market Intelligence for the Hybrid Economy: Members-only Preview of Select Findings from the BHEF and PwC Report, Demand-Driven: Strategies to Build the U.S. Data Science and Analytics Workforce

Moderator: Peter A. Weinberg, Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners


  • Wes Bush, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Brandon Busteed, Executive Director, Education and Workforce Development, Gallup
  • Mike Fenlon, Chief People Officer, PwC
  • Matthew Sigelman, Chief Executive Officer, Burning Glass Technologies

Member Discussion: Creating Data Science and Analytics Programs

10:30 a.m.        

10:45 a.m.    
Facilitated Discussion
Innovations in Undergraduate Education: Insights from BHEF Members’ Projects

Moderator: Barbara R. Snyder, President, Case Western Reserve University
Framing Remarks: Brian K. Fitzgerald, CEO, Business-Higher Education Forum


  • Larry Dietz, President, Illinois State University
  • Duane Farrington, Executive Vice President – Technology, Digital and Innovation, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
  • Nariman Farvardin, President, Stevens Institute of Technology

12:00 p.m.
Hybrid Jobs and Hybrid Education: How Higher Education Can Respond

Speaker: Joseph E. Aoun, President, Northeastern University

12:30 p.m.    

1:00 p.m.        
Keynote Speaker: Honorable Terry McAuliffe, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia and Chair, the National Governors Association

1:30 p.m.    
Next Steps and Closing Remarks

2:00 p.m.