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Patrick McQuillan

Lecturer, Analytics and Data Science

Patrick McQuillan is an adjunct lecturer in Analytics and Data Science at the Roux Institute. McQuillan is an analytics executive, economist, and strategy consultant with a passion for evangelizing the use of data as a tool for change and critical decision making. He has held several senior leadership roles across various industries, most recently as the Global Head of Data Governance and Operational Effectiveness at Wayfair. Prior to this, McQuillan led international consulting teams on driving data strategy and technology enablement for the Fortune 100, government agencies, and higher education clients. He also served several stations as an Economic Officer for the United Nations. He is a sought-after subject matter expert in data governance, business intelligence, and AI with recurring speaking engagements, consultations, lectures, and publications.

McQuillan received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Oxford and holds a combined Bachelor of Economics and International Affairs from Northeastern University. He has also received multiple certifications and completed coursework in private equity, asset management, and mathematics from the University of Oxford and Harvard University.

He is an avid writer and all-seasons hiker and loves learning new things about people. He lives in Portland, ME where he can marvel at Casco Bay and dream of living the life of a lobsterman.