Dr. Ghavi is an accomplished scientist, educator and corporate executive with extensive experience and proven leadership in the fields of information technology, data management, data analytics, and healthcare informatics. His experience includes a unique blend of corporate and academic achievements. He has founded and run highly successful companies focusing on innovative products and services in information technology, data analytics, and electronic health records. He is a pioneer and subject matter expert in areas of big data analytics, business intelligence, large data management, and data fusion. As Chair and Chief Academic Officer of Consort Institute, a post graduate professional workforce development and training organization, he is responsible for the development and successful delivery of intensive educational courses focused on big data analytics, business intelligence, big data management, healthcare informatics, and information technology. He is also professor of nuclear engineering and Director of the Center for Nuclear Studies at Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering- Kennesaw State University where he was previously Director of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSE) Center for Health IT. Dr. Ghavi is also the CEO and lead technology officer of Consort Systems, a healthcare information technology company.