Manager, Analytics & Data Science, University of California, Office of the President
Jiazhi Ma is the Manager of Analytics and Data Science for Procurement Services at University of California, Office of the President. Jiazhi translates analytics insights into actionable recommendations and helps senior leaders leverage data analytics to make informed strategic decisions. Jiazhi is responsible for the analytics aspects of strategic sourcing activates applicable to the ten-campus UC system, the world’s largest public research university system, provides and delivers metrics, analyses, and insights in achieving university objectives.
Throughout her career, Jiazhi has led and inspired cross-functional and multi-cultural teams to excel in private industry and higher education. Jiazhi holds a Ph.D. Degree in System Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada.
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