Brian Vaske, CEO & Chairman of ITI Data, founded ITI in 1999 with a company mission to deliver world class data and information management systems. In his early career as a systems architect, he established a reputation of reliable delivery and innovative vision in business intelligence and data integration solutions for top financial institutions including Citibank, JP Morgan Chase, FICO and Wells Fargo. After 18 years, he continues his vision as CEO and has grown ITI into a global technology solutions company with over 400 employees worldwide. Today, ITI provides a full suite of capabilities from strategy and development, to implementation and support. Their successful track record in delivering effective data management solutions is evidenced by the year-after-year, double-digit revenue growth of the firm. Brian serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the NPower Technology Service Corps (www.npower.org), a non-profit organization that provides information technology training to underprivileged young adults pursuing careers as IT professionals. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Only Make Believe (www.onlymakebelieve.org), a non-profit that creates and performs interactive theater for terminally ill children at hospitals; and serves on the Advisory Board of Big Data@Rutgers Certificate Program, designed to train and develop working professionals in utilizing data analytics and data science in today’s marketplace. Mr. Vaske received his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska. In November of 2017, he will be honored as the 2017 Alumni Master at the University of Nebraska for his success and leadership in the data management industry. The Nebraska Alumni Association, along with faculty and the chancellor, invites Mr. Vaske to the university campus to share his experiences and knowledge with the students.