Technology Chairs

Sule Balkan, Ph.D.

Portland State University
Open Source Analytics Platforms Editor

Sule Balkan got her Ph.D in Economics from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management in 1998. She recently moved to Portland, Oregon after living in Taiwan for four years where she was the Director of Big Data Certificate Program and an Associate Professor at the Institute of Business and Management of National Chiao Tung University.  Her research and teaching interests include business intelligence topics such as predictive modeling, advanced analytics, information driven campaign management and Big Data. Before moving to Taiwan, Sule worked as a Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems in the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University for four years.  She has more than ten years of professional experience in information management, predictive modeling and analytics, and campaign execution fields. She worked as Director of Information Management at Ameriprise Financial prior to joining to academia.

Currently she is working at Portland State University Department of Engineering and Technology Management.